Third Week of Advent From Darkness to Light During the holy season of Advent, we wait in eager anticipation for Jesus who is the light of the world—light shining in the darkness. (John 8:12; 12:46) We are also that light. Jesus tells us, “You are the light of the world.” (Matthew 5:14) We realize JesusContinue reading “From Darkness to Light”
Week Two of Advent Advent is a Good Time to Exercise Body and Mind I can’t take it any longer. I gave up my membership at the YMCA because it became too expensive and I wasn’t using it enough. That was last spring. I haven’t really lifted weights since then but have been walking aContinue reading “Advent is a Good Time to Exercise Body and Mind”
“Summiting” Mt. Everest during the Easter season.
During the Lenten journey we look at “climbing” Mt. Everest were we start off at Base Camp on the north side of the mountain. We realize that our whole lives are like climbing a mountain.
Lately, learning everything about climbing Mt. Everest fascinates me. I think it is a way to escape the current reality we are living in. Join me in taking a Lenten journey as we “climb” Mt. Everest. A decision to climb Everest is not made lightly. Age, physical condition, expense, time allotment, experience, etc., are allContinue reading “Reaching New Heights during Lent on Mt. Everest”
I looked at the last time I posted anything. Several months have gone by! I won’t explain why. There are numerous reasons—too many to count. I think my blog standings have diminished but they weren’t very robust to begin with. It takes effort to keep the flow going and my effort in that department hasContinue reading “A Different Kind of Advent Season in a Weary World”
Do you feel anxious lately when viewing social media?
I don’t know about you but I am starting to get used to quarantining. I rarely go out except to the grocery store or to an essential doctor’s appointment. I wear a mask out in public. When I am walking or exercising I don’t wear a mask but I stay the prescribed six feet awayContinue reading “The Grand Experiment: Giant Reset”
Why do we get attached to the clothes we wear? I want to preface this blog to say that I originally started writing the draft last September so some of the ideas might not apply right now but I wanted to leave it pretty much as is, as sort of a time capsule. I realizeContinue reading “Sentimental Clothing: Why Do We Get Attached to the Clothes We Wear?”
If you are like me, you’ve probably gone through every emotion right about now, trying to wrap your head around COVID-19. Some of our responses are how the virus has affected our lives and others are a response to the people we care for and who help us go about our day to day lives.Continue reading “COPING WITH COVID”