Looking for idiots

Looking for idiots

Jun 30

My niece recently told me one of the funniest jokes I’ve ever heard. She asked, “Why did the chicken cross the road?”  When I said that I didn’t know, she said, “So that it could get to the idiot’s house.” I was amused.  I didn’t really “get it” but it was a nice try.  I smiled and chuckled because I want to encourage humor whenever I...

Post-it notes

Post-it notes

Jul 24

Last weekend some very dear friends came for a visit.  I love it when they’re here because it’s a constant love-fest.  We adore each other and we adore God together.  The time I get to spend with them is a glimpse into what I think Heaven will be like. After they left, we discovered that they had left notes all over our home.  My favorite is the post-it on the mirror in my...

Blessing a stranger

Blessing a stranger

May 21

Today over lunch I did something I’ve never done before:  I paid for the person behind me at the drive through. I was in the drive through at Dairy Queen getting a couple of cheeseburgers for lunch (I LOVE Dairy Queen cheeseburgers!!) .  A feeling came over me very suddenly.  Out of nowhere I had a powerful urge to pay for the person behind me in line.  I’ve never done anything...

A bright spot in my day…

A bright spot in my day…

Jan 22

While checking out at Walmart, I heard a clerk sing Happy Birthday to a customer. They were buying a birthday cake, she asked about it, learned it was their birthday, and sang to them. I thought it charming — a bright spot in what is often a dreary place for me. :)