My summer has been spent in the deep. How about yours? Remember the story in Luke 5? The fishermen were weary from their work and they hadn't caught much. Jesus got into one of the boats and told Simon to go out into the deep water. When they got to the deep, Jesus said to let the fishing nets back down. When they did, they caught so much that the nets began to break. The fishermen had to call for help because the boats were so full! What's the point of this story? I'm not
I love the Internet! It is a source of knowledge and inspiration. It's also a place where one must be cautious of what they say and post. Last week I posted a piece allegedly by an unknown author. Turns out, she's WELL known and is thriving and blessing others with her wisdom! So today, with deep appreciation to Saskia Davis, I am reprinting HER original words from her work, Symptoms of Inner Peace (c) 1984 Saskia Davis, Used by permission. You can find the original work and
I have often expressed a desire to have a younger body with my current mind. It ain't gonna happen. They best we can do is take care to stay healthy and cherish our minds filled with experiences, lessons and wisdom. Have you ever said, "If I only knew then what I know now...." Maybe you would have made better decisions. Maybe not. But maybe it's a privilege of years that you learn a little at a time, learning as you go. There are some things that are worth knowing for all ages
I am considering minimalism. Why? I've observed that, as people age, they either become packrats, or they detach from their material possessions to free themselves. Nothing wrong with pack ratting. I've done plenty myself. But I'm at a point in my life when it just seems so unnecessary. Truly, all I need to function and be happy are these items: My papers (I'm a writer. They are mostly digitized now.) Some of my books (even they are being whittled down pretty well). My electronics.
I get some fun emails. Some come in the form of opportunities. For example, the folks at gifts.com wrote asking for an embarrassing story of motherhood. How could I choose! But I did, and it got chosen to run on their website. As I poked around there, I noted it was a great idea source for gifts! Sorted by type of recipient, you are sure to find an idea here. Have a look. From http://www.gifts.com/blog/embarrassing-mom-moments In our family, we still flash one another the