Category: Quotes

Stop and Listen

  Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a certain village where a woman named Martha welcomed him as a guest. She had a sister named Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to what he said. But Martha was distracted with all the preparations she had to make, so she…

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Motivating Word

SAILING We usually think of sailing as traveling across the sea in boat with sails. But today think of it as moving through your day and your week smoothly and confidently. The ship of my life may or may not be sailing on calm and amiable seas. The challenging days of my existence may or…

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My Little Secret

I’ve been keeping a secret from the followers of this blog. I’m not quite sure why I haven’t written about it before. Nonetheless, here it is. I started a literary magazine designed to celebrate the creativity and wisdom in every woman. It’s called Minerva Rising. The idea came to me in January while I was…

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A little encouragement for your crazy ideas.

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Winged Messengers

Yesterday, as my daughter drove to pick up her friend for carpool [she doesn’t get her license until later this month], I noticed a huge hawk sitting on the curb. We slowed down to get a better look.  It was huge and totally indifferent to our car.  I contemplated circling back to take a picture…

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Monday’s Motivating Word

Joy I sometimes struggle with the concept of joy. Too often I confuse it with being happy.  But joy comes from the Lord, and it is available to us whenever we stop to pay attention. I feel it when I stand with my hands lifted high, singing praises to the Lord. I feel it in…

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Monday’s Motivating Word

GRATITUDE It seems cliché to say be grateful on the Monday before Thanksgiving. But for some reason this word keeps coming to my mind. Perhaps it is because as I head into the holiday season my eyes are more open to those around me who are less fortunate. I see how much I take for…

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