Month: April 2023

  • Not So Sticky Notes

    Not So Sticky Notes

    One day last week after school I found a sticky note on the driver’s side window of my minivan: “Thank you for all your hard work.” Love, Admin. “How thoughtful, an atta boy just for me; our principal must have noticed the extra work I did with our traveling music group.” I felt seen. Encouraged.…

  • Paws and Reflect (3): Jesus Talks to His Dad

    Paws and Reflect (3): Jesus Talks to His Dad

    The (continuing) adventures of a dog who followed Jesus.

  • Four (More) Things I’ve Learned About Blogging

    Four (More) Things I’ve Learned About Blogging

    This past September, after four years of blogging, I wrote about four things I’d learned. Lucky me, it took only seven months to learn four more! So, for what it’s worth, here they are: 4. Instead of Reposting, Repurpose I know, it’s easier to click “repost” than to use something a fellow blogger wrote to…

  • Night Song

    Night Song

    We have a new friend in our neighborhood; he’s a mockingbird who likes to sing at night. And when I say night, I mean in the wee hours of the morning.😳 ▶️ 1:26 AM: Our fourteen year old diabetic schnauzer wakes me up to go outside. “Casanova” (the Mockingbird) sits in the top of our…

  • Famous Last Words

    Famous Last Words

    The setting: Christ’s final Passover with His closest friends. (The time has come to sacrifice his life as a ransom for many. He shows the full extent of His love.) Here’s how an epic Hollywood movie might have captured the moment: After supper, Jesus rises from his seat, unsheathes a gleaming sword, and says (holding…