Monthly Archives: February 2009

I am here

The trip was relatively uneventful. I hope to see some sights this weekend, but I came early to make sure I’m well rested for a busy week. When I get back home, I am going to be very busy as … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie

Live from Taipei, it’s Friday night. My flight left Austin at ~10:30 a.m. Thursday. Back home, it’s 10:30am Friday. It’s 12:30 a.m. Saturday here now.This image is a backwards view down the long corridor of the international terminal in San … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thirst for Wisdom

Does not wisdom call out? Does not understanding raise her voice? On the heights along the way, where the paths meet, she takes her stand; beside the gates leading into the city, at the entrances, she cries aloud: “To you, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wants

I want what’s best for my children but I can’t always answer the question, “What’s best?” I certainly cannot let my children’s reactions guide my actions. In disciplining our children, we prepare them for discipleship – obedience in the LORD. … Continue reading

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Tips for Better Living

We need to show patience for people going through (or growing through) things that we have survived. We shouldn’t judge them for how they are handling a given situation, but raise them up and encourage them. Tell them our own … Continue reading

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Preparing for another trip to Taiwan

I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve made this trip. The first trip was in ’99. While on that remarkable trip I made a lot of life changing decisions. One was to upgrade my commuter vehicle from our ’88 … Continue reading

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Monday Blueprint Madness

Something about this image makes me want to believe it has been photo-shopped. It is disturbing to think that a window could have been framed-in at such a cock-eyed angle but even worse, that the bricklayer found some way to … Continue reading

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Preparing the soil

I spent a few hours late this afternoon (as the sun set) preparing a new flower bed. This bed will become the home for heritage irises. These iris bulbs originally came from my grandmother’s garden in Baton Rouge. I dug … Continue reading

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Then Sings My Soul

This song became very precious to me about a year ago when I realized that my husband, my friends, my family – all could be counted on to fall short of expectations if I was looking to them to fill … Continue reading

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Café Chat Feb 14th

Today’s chat topic:“Tell of one specific time in your Christian walk that you were overwhelmed with God’s love for you.”It was just about a year ago…. I was at a church event surrounded by my friends. Surrounded by people who … Continue reading

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