Category: Inspiration

The Wise Woman with a Stone

If you could leave but one thing behind you what would it be? Wealth and property? Family heirlooms? For me those don’t even enter the running. Not only because I have few such things to […]

Through the Eyes of a Child

While watching an old rerun of Rafe Hollister Sings from The Andy Griffith Show, my 6-year old grandson wondered why Mayberry’s mayor and a leading citizen (Mrs. Jeffrie) didn’t want Mr. Hollister to represent their town at […]

A Lesson From the Birds

With his tiny feet resting lightly on the snow’s surface, he reminded me of the Father’s loving care. I love birds, and felt so bad for that brave little guy. Pecking at the plants growing […]

God Will Always Keep a Place for Us

Tickets? Ready! Passports? Ready! Our eight suitcases bulged with the little we owned, including eight teddy bears! Other than one box left with my parents, a small stash of money, passports and other documents, that […]

Breaking Through Anger

Do you know the tale of The Little Engine That Could? The little train in that children’s story discovered he could do anything by first convincing himself that he could. So he went around continually repeating, “I […]

God Hears Even Before we Call

Struggling to live on next-to-nothing, our year in a central Italian village was tough…