She hadn't been listening to a word I'd said. While sharing one of my grandchildren's most recent accomplishments, my friend interjected at my first pause to tell her own grandchild story. Exploding from her vocal chords with the force of an Olympic sprinter, her narrative morphed into a marathon. My story never got close to … Continue reading An Interruptable Life
A friend of mine replies to every favor I ever ask with the same words. "You've got it!" I've tried that response. It sticks somewhere in my throat. Most days, the best I can muster is, "I'll do my best." In all honesty, that's a stretch. Here's how I usually respond. "What is it?" I … Continue reading What if God asked you for a favor?
Several years back, it was the first thing you heard when you entered my back yard. As a matter of fact, you could hear it even as you stepped through the door onto our back porch. The gentle, calming sound of water. It came from a beautiful water garden that graced the back yard of … Continue reading A job partially done