Posts filed under: Love

The Best Invitation

When we are exhausted, how do we find rejuvenation in a world that spins on warp speed and multitasking? When our minds are whirling and cluttered, how is it possible...

Listening to Hear

Shortly after we were married my husband and I had an argument about communication. It started when I was sharing something that was extremely important to me. While he was...

Truth Telling

He stared at me. He leaned across the table towards me and asked, “Are you saying she is prejudiced?” I was caught off-guard by my brother’s frank question. I hesitated....

Holding Things Loosely

Hold on. Hold hands. Hold close. Hold back. Hold tight. We have a tendency to grasp too tightly. Especially when something has captured our hearts. Such as when we love...

Finding Hope

I asked my sister what brought her hope in these uncertain and chaotic times. For a few moments we pondered the question. It is a great question for every one...

The Write 31 Days Challenge

I have decided to take up the challenge of #Write31Days! The #Write 31 Days challenge is an invitation to writers and to members of the @fiveminutefriday community to write a...

There is Always Room at the Table for One More

He needed a place to stay. Just between one move and another move. So one of our sons came home and asked if his friend could stay with us until...

Walking in Each Other’s Shoes – Part Two

A friend messaged me after reading my latest blog post, “Walking in Each Other’s Shoes”. Tim’s message quoted a sentence from the post, along with a clarifying point: “history that...

Walking in Each Other’s Shoes

She looked at me from across the group of women and said, “What do you know, you have red shoes.” Initially, I was taken aback. I was caught off guard,...

Mine versus Ours – When Rights Collide

Bickering voices emerged from the living room. Things began to intensify and the volume rose. And then shouting, “No, It’s mine! I’m playing with it”. The other quickly responded, “But...