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When God Comes Knocking

  I have worked a long time … since I was 19 (ah, yes, to be young again).  I retired two times during my career.  The first time was in 2014.  I told my husband I had had enough of corporate life and wanted to retire while I was still young enough to remember...

Who Do You Trust?

Let’s face it.  The longer a person lives, the more decisions must be faced.  Where do I go to school?  What should I be when I grow up?  Who do I marry?  Should I change jobs?  Where should I live?  Who should I vote for?  Is my doctor the best?  Where should I...

Three Days

I attended what some would call a women’s retreat this past weekend.  Oh, I had doubts before going – I had done this before … sign up, show up, then wanting to leave after three hours.  I wasn’t expecting the impact three days could have on me.  It turned out to be...

One Big Happy Family

I have to say I am part of one big happy (for the most part) family.  Sometimes I don’t know what to do with them, and sometimes I don’t know how to love them, but we always laugh (at ourselves and each other), cry when hurt, fuss and sputter.  I have no...

Packing Light

It’s been almost two years now when we packed all our worldly possessions and made the move from the big city to rural life.  We sold and gave away a lot of “stuff.”  I promised myself and others I would never again obtain so many “things.”  Well, that promise didn’t...