Stories of My Repurposed Life

Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room

Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room

As I was journeying through this Advent season, I came across a song that simply said:  “Let every heart, let every heart, prepare Him room.” While meditating on this...

Convergence of Perspectives

Convergence of Perspectives

This Saturday morning's hike took us out to North Lido Beach in Sarasota. From this perspective, I saw the convergence of bay and gulf waters in the passage between Lido and...

The Sweetness of Aloha

The Sweetness of Aloha

I was 18 years old the first time I came to Hawaii. When I think back on my younger self I have great compassion for that young bride. She only had dreams of a bright future...

Turning to the Light this Easter

Turning to the Light this Easter

These tulips reaching for the light in my kitchen are such a powerful visual. At all costs, the yellow bulbs and their leaves are extending, twisting, and curving sideways...

God Hears the Cries of our Heart

God Hears the Cries of our Heart

I have been pretty open over the years in sharing our stories and life challenges through various blog post and in my book. However, some events are - for complicated...

Advent 2022 – Redeeming Love

Advent 2022 – Redeeming Love

Lighting the fourth candle of Advent brightly illuminates our path towards Bethlehem, to a babe born in a humble manger, to the gift of redemption to all mankind. “For God...

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