A box of red flowers

A brown cardboard box filled with crimson carnations sat on a bench at Jupiter Beach this Thursday. It was Valentine’s Day, and large writing on the box proclaimed, “Valentine’s Day S—s.” It said if you are having a bad day, take a flower. This is the second...

Remembering our sons

Three months ago, I published my blog, Remembering Our Daughters. Today, I would like to remember our sons. This past New Year’s Eve, my son Stephen would have been thirty-seven, and my son Michael would be thirty-four tomorrow, February 11th. I can remember the...

Be ready for what tomorrow brings

There was a loud unidentifiable noise last Monday on our morning walk. My husband and I were at a point on the walk where the Sea Grapes obscured our vision of the beach. But up ahead, we could see a small crowd gathering. A paraglider had crashed into the ocean. The...

Be a person after God’s heart

King David, once a shepherd and musician, who killed Goliath, was on the run. His handsome, popular but treacherous son was hunting him down to kill him and make himself king. David and his trustworthy soldiers and servants were dirty, hungry and tired as they fled on...

A bold New Year’s resolution

Today with the glow of the joy and peace of Christ’s birth, we prepare to ring in the new year – 2020 is upon us. We pivot from the goodness of humanity into the challenges and brokenness of daily life. Some are starting new jobs, new lives together, and new families,...

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