Monthly Archives: May 2014

This is the Day the Lord Has Made – Now Straighten Up and Enjoy It!

Yesterday we went to our daughter’s white coat ceremony for the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program at her college.  It was a wonderful ceremony and a great day of fun with her and her roommates and their parents and our family.

But it wasn’t all fun and relaxing up to that point.  I was very stressed trying to get clothes ironed and our daughter needed us to bring her some clothes and her desk and other things.  Read More

The Ship is Safe in the Harbor

The ship is safe in the harbor.  But ships weren’t meant to stay in the harbor.

We feel safe when we are in comfortable surroundings – like the ship in the harbor.  We feel safe when we are at church.  We feel safe when we are around our Christian friends.  We feel safe in a routine.  We feel safe with the familiar.  But God didn’t create us to stay safe in the harbor.
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Relax in the Rain

Last night I was driving home in the storm and I could not see clearly at all.  The lines on the road were invisible.  The rain was pounding on my windshield and the wipers were washing as fast as the motor would allow but they were not able to keep up.  The road was flooding.  The lightening was flashing all around me.  It was getting dark, and I was getting nervous.  But as I approached the welcomed driveway to my home, I felt peace and comfort knowing I was pulling in the dry garage to waltz into my safe, dry living room out of the storm.
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Average is Average.

I saw a commercial last night that caught both my attention and my daughter’s attention.  At the end of it, we both said, “that was g-o-o-o-o-d!”

It was for GNC stores but it drove home the point that you don’t want to be average.  The slogan was BEAT AVERAGE.  Watch the link here: 


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