You Want Me To Do WHAT?

This view led to a dialogue between God and me earlier this month. ******************************************************** God, You want me to go where? There? You mean keep walking forward? I can’t see. What if there is a big drop-off out there? An un-scalable mountain range? A bear? A lion? What if I am all alone? My child,…

Thoughts on Sunday – Seasons and Geese #5

The Changing of Seasons; of Geese, Flying South. It happens each year about now. They take a respite on Lake Opeka on their way south. It’s not that I love geese so much. In fact, I’d much rather they stay up in the air, flying wherever they fly, instead of hanging around mylake and messing…

Noticing At lake Opeka

(“Noticing” at Lake Opeka) Jesus, Do you have something here for me today?  As I sit down here beside the lake I realize something. I used to come and simply be quiet for a while when I arrived. Now I find myself sitting down, picking up my phone and cruising through All.The.Stuff. I think I’ve…

Remembering and Celebrating on the Weekend #1 – Simply Noticing

Remember – to call to mind again.Creating a visual helps me do this. Celebrate – has to do with rejoicing/praising/ marking an occasion with others. Today, on Sunday, I Remember and Celebrate with you, my readers. ************************************************* You can read about Remember and Celebrate by clicking HERE  if you are new to the blog.

Seeking Beauty . . . When It Seems There Is None to be Found

I go for walk, looking for beauty on a dreary cloudy day in a strange neighborhood while on a girlfriends weekend at a hotel. By the time I wind around the hotel, to the back corner of the parking lot, I have all but given up. “Lord,” I say,” there doesn’t seem to be any…

Still He Comes- An Advent Reflection at the Lake

I didn’t set out to post advent reflections this year. I haven’t been following any Advent guide. I have been listening to the sermons each Sunday and paying attention to what God might have for me during this time time of Advent and the celebration of the coming King. This view outside my living room…