Humpty Dumpty Had a Great Fall

Every year we try and gather as a family to laugh, reconnect, and relax. Family members converged on our location in Utah. This was not our first choice of vacation destinations. Rather a drivable secondary option due to the original destination having quarantine periods. The first morning we woke up to a light snow andContinue reading “Humpty Dumpty Had a Great Fall”


For a few months now in the daily readings, I have noticed an overarching theme proclaimed through the prophets. Here are a few examples. “Return, O Israel, to the Lord, your God; you have collapsed through your guilt.” (Hosea 14:2) “Unless your faith is firm you shall not be firm!” (Isaiah 7:9) “Behold, I amContinue reading “Rebellious”

Bugs and Baseball Memories

It’s summertime again. Memories flood back to a time not so long ago, when all our children played ball.  We were living in Illinois and baseball is what you did with your children in the summer.  If they could lift a bat…they could play organized ball. For several summers, all five children played t-ball, baseball,Continue reading “Bugs and Baseball Memories”

Weeds In the Garden

May 2010 After the generous spring rains here in Phoenix, we have been blessed with an array of beautiful wildflowers and a rare green hue covering the mountainsides. We also have been overwrought with an abundance of weeds. One must take the good with the bad as they say. Pondering the beauty that lay beforeContinue reading “Weeds In the Garden”

Mothering the Masses

Being a mom for thirty-six years has had an effect in every aspect of my life.  I feel a real need at times, to mother the rest of humanity.  Everywhere I look, I see ways to mother people.  I cannot seem to help myself. The words just bubble up and I act without even processingContinue reading “Mothering the Masses”