The Gift of Second Sight

“You have second sight,” my eye doctor said. I was worried my glasses were not the right prescription as I could see better far away without them. “What is that?” I asked, curious but relieved. “Some people experience improved vision during the early stages of cataract development. The lens clouding, normal part of aging, puts […]

Mr. Busy Makes a Bad Boss

You hear it every day. You say it yourself. I would love to help but I am too busy. If I wasn’t so busy, I would exercise more. I am too busy for keeping up with friends. Cooking/eating healthy meals would be great, but I am so busy. My busy life doesn’t allow for even […]

Only One Vine in Romania

On a recent trip through Romania with some Global Workers, I learned something interesting. In the Romanian language, there is only one word for vine or vines: vită de vie. Only one vine. The vine that is the source of life (vie). As we drove throughout Transylvania on our way to the Black Sea, miles […]

But if Not, Three Powerful Faith Words

But if Not…  Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego answered and said to the king, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer you in this matter. If this be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of your hand, O king. But if […]

Maybe I Should Stop Wine-ing

I am giving up wine for Lent. And maybe longer. I am more curious than convicted in this decision. Two significant conversations collided into my world uninvited the past few months that compelled me to consider my wine-ing. Encounter #1 At a Christmas open house, a spunky millennial gal I casually know started a conversation […]