I have a lovely, creative friend who is a bit of a wordsmith. The way she plays with words astounds and amazes me, and always bring a smile to my face. We were discussing a situation last week and she emailed me her new, made up word: acquicceptance. At that moment it was like God … Continue reading Acquicceptance
Welcome to the one post that will change the way you look at your life forever! (I hope!) I recently finished a women's Bible study, with some beautiful sisters, entitled Exploring the Mystery Within. One of our first homework assignment was to make a list of five things we could declare about who we are. … Continue reading What’s in a name?
The other day I was remembering when I moved into a dorm room on campus when I was 18. At first it was so exciting, I had untold freedom to do what I wanted, and make my own decisions. But after a while, it got a little overwhelming, and I missed being at home. I … Continue reading Homesick
Those of you who know my style, know this title was just too good not to use! It is always my goal to encourage you while bringing a smile to your face, and maybe even generating a belly laugh. I have other posts in my Being series: Salty, Shiny, Fruity, Thirsty, and Oily. So this … Continue reading Being Hairy
There is nothing I like more than a game of peek-a-boo with a baby. What absolute joy to make a baby laugh! A baby's laugh lets me know there is a God who created beauty! Cover your eyes with your hands, open them up and say boo! Sometimes, I think we play peek-a-boo with God … Continue reading Games
Every spring on the ranch, before we turn the cows out onto the upper pastures, the fence line must be walked to check for breaks and damage. We have seen mountain lions, bears and coyotes here on our property. So whenever we do this task, we always carry protection. I have a 45 caliber, single … Continue reading Safety switch
Blinders are a piece of horse tack that prevents the horse from seeing to the rear, and in some cases, to the side. They are made of leather or plastic cups which are placed on either side of a horse's eyes. Racehorse trainers believe that blinders keep horses focused on what is in front of … Continue reading Blinders