A few weeks ago I read, “Rocket Boys: a Memoir” by Homer H. Hickam. It made me laugh, and it made me cry. It also made me ask myself, what kind of determination does it take to learn something difficult in order to achieve a dream? If I were failing algebra, would I want to… Continue reading We’ve Come A Long Way
Yesterday was the first day I wore a mask in public for any length of time. It made my face too warm, and it made me feel as if I should keep my mouth shut. LOL That was not the strangest part of it, though. As a person who is totally blind, I rely on… Continue reading Masks, Sheep, and the Lamb
I am sick and tired of fear. I’m tired of being afraid, and angry at fearmongers. The worst of it all is we are playing into their hands and allowing ourselves to be controlled by fear. What scares you? The Dark? Snakes? Latex balloons? The wearing of masks? Guns? Terrorists highjacking airplanes? When the World… Continue reading Are You Scared?
There is something special about sharing a hobbie with your child. Earlier this week my daughter picked up a pair of knitting needles, raided my yarn stash, pulled up a video on Youtube and taught herself to knit. A little while ago we searched through a box of knitting supplies that was given to me… Continue reading Come Away, My Love
Sunshine. Blessed sunshine. I feel its warmth on my face through the kitchen window, and it reminds me of its brightness, which I have not seen for 20 years. The Amish Friendship bread I had for breakfast reminds me of my math teacher in high school. She used to make it and bring it in… Continue reading Some Memories and a Parable
The other day, my husband did a Facebook live video for our church. A verse he highlighted was Matthew 24:13, “But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.” Endure: Verb. suffer (something painful or difficult) patiently. A similar word, given when I googled the definition, was experience. He that shall… Continue reading A Time of Endurance