Thoughts on Ascension Thursday

Well, it's 40 days since the Resurrection. Jesus is risen! Alleluia!  The tomb was empty and many were confused and upset by this event. What did it mean? The apostles knew what it meant because Jesus appeared to them multiple times after He rose from the dead and they had plenty of conversations. But now, … Continue reading Thoughts on Ascension Thursday

Something I read today…

Today I read something that basically said, "be who God made you to be." It reminded me that I gave that advice to someone I love very much several years ago. She was struggling with depression and anxiety and it so grieved me to see this vibrant, passionate, witty, scary- smart person languishing, emotionally paralyzed … Continue reading Something I read today…

Beauty and Terror – thoughts on “Jojo Rabbit”

"..believe in a love that is being stored up for you like an inheritance, and have faith that in this love there is strength and blessing so large that you can travel as far as you wish without having to step outside it.” - R.M. Rilke I don't know much about Rainer Maria Rilke other … Continue reading Beauty and Terror – thoughts on “Jojo Rabbit”

Pursuit of Happiness – 2

I'm re-blogging a post from October of 2017. It's about happiness. I am sharing again because I have a lot more followers now than I did back then. And I'm sharing because I wrote recently about the Nation's founding documents, including the Declaration of Independence. It starts there and moves on to some personal stuff. … Continue reading Pursuit of Happiness – 2