Be Like Dolly

I I have been a bit “fuzzy” these past few months. Most of you know that I had cataract surgery. I kept thinking I could make it a...

Significance

Here is an Ash Wednesday confession: I don't like to face the hard things! - Especially when I am looking at the dark parts of my own...

Alert!

With everyone from CNN to Twitter crazy people reflecting on 2020 I can’t help but do the same. I should be offering up hope in a big fat...

"Say thank you"

We have seven grand kids. “Say thank you” in that sing-song voice is heard over and over again from their parents – over and over—and...

Election Day - A lot has changed

I have voted in twelve elections since I was a freshman at Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches, Texas. It was a November of Nixon...

Recipes - for Gumbo and for Life

As a two-year-old little one I gave the name “JonJon” to my Dad’s mom. She took on this grandma name with a fervor and ultimately that...

Violent Storms and Deep Roots

I am not a big fan of Christian celebrities. There are a few, though, that I either want to adopt or have coffee with. Jen Hatmaker is...

Schooled by a Three Year Old

My almost three year old daughter was happily coloring with her brand new box of 64 crayons. Our tiny lower floor of an old house was...