The Guilty Tree Stump

Once again, Iā€™m struck by the idea of being good and the difficulty of actually living it out. As my family and friends know, I delight in being a little rascally bad and concocting all sorts of exploits with a slight scent of mischievousness in them. Most recently, I got my...
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Cleaning the Coop!

My neighbors are putting in a new pool this summer. There are dump trucks and piles of sand in their front yard. Plus, there’s a huge hole in their backyard. It’s kind of a mess. But pretty soon they’ll have a sparkling new pool and hopefully, they’ll...
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Frizzle Freebies!

I missed our Frizzle Chicks anniversary. Seriously, I completely forgot. It didn’t even cross my mind until this morning. I was walking down the trail thinking about what to write today, when it hit me ā€“ you and I have an anniversary to celebrate. We’ve been together...
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Books to Journey By

At first glance, the two books I’m reading appear to be at cross purposes ā€“ the hip business book Start and the meditative devotional A Long Obedience in the Same Direction ā€“ but I’m finding them to be a perfect and timely pairing. Start by Jon Acuff challenges...
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A Special Longing

Why read fairy tales or wander in the woods or use our imaginations? Because only then do we begin to sense the mysterious wonder that surrounds us. Everywhere. At least that’s what an old professor from England once thought. He believed fairy tales were dangerous and...
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Multiply

Remember way back in January when everybody was making New Year’s resolutions and talking about one word to wrap the year’s goals around? If not, you’re forgiven because the whole world has moved on to other stuff. But, I never stopped thinking about it. In the...
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The Joy of Rereading

I love to share the books I’m reading so you can enjoy them too. But, lately, I haven’t found many new books. That’s because I keep picking up old favorites to read over again. And I’ve been pleasantly surprised by what’s in them.   Although the...
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