Like the Deer

I heard an explanation for the song/saying/scripture “As the deer pants for the water…” it went something like this: A lot of us believe that is saying the deer is thirsty. Like all he needs is a sip of water. But that’s NOT so. The thing is when a deer is being chased it heads…

Paths and Pathways

Paths are a funny thing. Some are winding. Some are straight. There are some that may be covered in brambles and haven’t seen daylight in ages. Yet, they all lead somewhere

People Opportunities

People are always watching. Always watching and waiting. It is why it is sometimes hard to “make the most of every opportunity,” well that and because we’re human.

Assigned to Move

It’s easy how we sometimes forget that we have the power to move mountains. To forget that the word tells us we can. To forget that we can be assigned…

Secret Agent Man/Woman

Ever looked around and it seems like everyone is moving fast but you’re standing still?

It’s like something straight out of a movie. Picture it – camera pans over and you walk onto the scene or into house or restaurant or wherever (pick a place) and the world slows down, the lights dim, and a voiceover starts: “I bet you’re wondering how I got here…to this place…at this time…with these people…well, yeah. Me too.” Or something like that

Don’t Look Back

Run…..

Run for your life. If you can’t run – speed-walk….either way, you need to get a move on…and do it quickly. In the military we would say “At a Double Time, March,” which meant to pick up the pace, or start running.

But speaking of running…are we tired yet?

Growing Pains

The dreaded clothes shopping..

This can either be a great thing or a horrible experience. Are we going because all that hard work in the gym paid off, or because the only thing we have left to wear are leggings, sweatpants, and the infamous elastic-waist pants?

Changing Seasons 

You’ve done this a million times before….
You get up, walk to the door, and turn toward the stairs.
All you really want is something to drink and maybe a bite to eat. There are twelve steps if you don’t include the landing, but this time.

Ten –