Remember and Celebrate

Category: Nature Lessons

March 19, 2014

If I can’t see them, did they exist?

I notice the deep footprints in wet sand And how fast they disappear A few waves . . . And all evidence is gone. And I wonder . . . Did they really exist if I can’t see them now? But I know they were there I have pictures taken on a beach on March...

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March 9, 2014


Psalm 104:19 He made the moon to mark the season, and the sun knows when to go down. This coordination of the moon and the sun... It captures me. And I am reminded. The God who tells the sun when to set and has the moon ready at just the right moment is the same...

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February 25, 2013

Sometimes I feel like a Sparrow

  Not even a sparrow, worth only half a penny, can fall to the ground without your Father knowing it.” “Only a sparrow” I observe as I turn in disinterest from the bird feeder outside my kitchen window “Only a sparrow . . .” Did I really say those words? What was I thinking? Jesus tells...

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July 20, 2012

Lessons from a Hammock

Sometimes we focus so much on our dreams we pay no attention to the present and the things we need to do and who we need to be to move toward our dreams.  Sometimes we get so lost in the present we forget there is ever was a dream and what we do and who...

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July 10, 2012


September 1, 2008 It was going to be a quick run to Kmart to shop for a few things before leaving on a road trip. (“quick” was the important word!) But when I came out to the car and turned the key,  there were just a few clicks and then nothing more happened! Dead battery,...

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September 17, 2011

A Friend’s Email, Beaches, Waves and God’s Love

There I was in Michigan at a Church Conference with a sick husband by the time we arrived.  After a night of chills and fever and a Dr. who prescribed much needed antibiotics. Still too sick to travel home or attend the conference we had no choice but to stay put – wondering why we were there. I...

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September 28, 2006

My Creator King

experienced and written  and created in Fall 2006, while in TX for a Creative Memories Leadership Retreat in San Antonio.  Hondo is about 60 miles west.  One evening we went looking for a sunset and this was our reward.   It’s been almost a year since losing Gordon.

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