The Holy Ghost—Not as Spooky as Some Imagine!

I love autumn and the glorious changes in nature–the splendor of glistening golds, sherbet oranges and scarlet reds being displayed across our visual landscape. Yet, I am a huge baa-humbug with anything Halloween.  I flip-on my built-in blinders in hopes of avoiding the displays with ghosts and goblins, wicked witches and such. And please, don’t…

The Portugal Path

Bill and I love America. We often say how grateful we are we were born in a land with endless opportunities and freedoms … which is why we simply didn’t choose to move to another country.  With hindsight though, God has been preparing us over the years, through the little things for the large. But…

Are You Funny? Or Just Funny?

I thought I was funny. Many times I projected a thought for others’ enjoyment. They’d laugh. Thus, I figured I was funny. When someone didn’t laugh, I simply surmised my tongue-in-check dry wit didn’t translate. That is until recently. Husband Bill had read a book about enneagram personalities. Upon more research on the trusty internet,…

The Problem with Labels

  I ate green stuff for lunch, my most ingenious concoction yet. This yogurt, fruit and green nutrient powder blend had zero-fat and only three hundred calories. Even more ingenious was how it slid down easily in my four-minute dash to lunch duty. Empowerment infused me just glancing over the display of vitamins, minerals and…