Learning from Lemons

Learning from Lemons

I have a potted lemon tree. It moved here from California like I did. I move it inside for winter since neither of us are fond of freezing temperatures. Last summer my tree had tremendous growth. Two branches grew straight up the middle, taller than any of the other...
Tune Your Radio In

Tune Your Radio In

This time of year I drive multiple rental cars each month. Once I’ve adjusted the seat, mirrors, and air conditioning I reach for the radio. I’ve learned something basic (but significant) about tuning a radio: if I tune into one station, I can’t tune into another at...
The Path You Travel

The Path You Travel

I finished reading Genesis this morning. I love how the earthly story ends for both Jacob (re-named Israel) and Joseph. The biggest tragedy of Jacob’s life was when his sons brought him Joseph’s coat smeared with blood—theoretically from a wild animal. The brothers...
Where Light Comes Through

Where Light Comes Through

I’m a sucker for any shop that has pottery in the window. You would believe that if you saw my living room. My decor can best be described as early American library with pottery accents. I stop in shops even though I know I don’t need more pieces. I just love looking...
February, My Bethel

February, My Bethel

Significant life events sometimes cluster leaving some months more rich with memories than others. February is such a month for me. Both my fathers went home to heaven in February— my second father on the day of his and mom’s 25th anniversary. For years I struggled...

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