Six Things I learned in October

Six Things I learned in October
For today, we're taking a break from our trust series, and I'm sharing what I learned in October. Hint: #3 is my favorite.   1. Sometimes you can see early hints of an artist's leanings. Our family enjoyed the 1985 movie Young Sherlock Holmes produced by Steven Spielberg. We noticed Indiana Jones type action scenes. The movie imagines what happens when a young Sherlock Holmes meets a young Mr. Watson and they try to solve a murder.   Photo used with permission of Flickr CC User: Jay... [More]

An Interview with Michelle DeRusha About 50 Women (& Giveaway)

An Interview with Michelle DeRusha About 50 Women (& Giveaway)
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On Miss Manners, Grace & a Birthday Bouquet

On Miss Manners, Grace & a Birthday Bouquet
We're doing something different today for the 12th post in our trust series. I say "our" because I learn from your comments. Thank you. ******A few trees show off their colorful coats of orange and yellow as I drive to a friend’s house. After I drop her daughter off after school, she surprises me with a bouquet of flowers: several red roses, a pale green hydrangea, purple freesia and sunset-tinged flowers. She says, “Happy Birthday,” I blush and reply, “Thank you.”... [More]

A Prayer For Rest

A Prayer For Rest
This is the 11th (*) post in our Trust Series. I say "our" because your comments inspire me to see trust in new ways. Thank you! Photo used with permission of Flickr CC User:Tim Pierce Dear God, I like how children rest on a hammock without first analyzing whether it can hold them. They don't touch the twine and test its strength. They don't debate its efficacy. They just climb on and relax. They trust. The Earth moves around the sun at speeds nearing 67,000 miles an hour without any help fro... [More]

How Sherrey learned to trust God again

How Sherrey learned to trust God again
I stop as my eyes widen at TV footage showing a man knocking down his girlfriend, then dragging her out of an elevator. Soon after, the media highlights more cases of domestic violence. For the 10th post(*) in our ongoing trust series, I've invited my online friend, Sherrey Meyer to share her story of learning to trust God again after suffering emotional abuse from her first husband. Photo used with permission of Flickr CC User: Waithamai 1. Sherrey, thank you for being brave and sharing ... [More]