To Fast or Not To Fast…that is the question

As we approach the season of Lent, I ponder whether or not to take my usual sabbatical from social media, namely Facebook. I know that Lent 2021 will begin on Wednesday,¬†February 17 and ends on Saturday,¬†April 3. For the past several years, my “doing without” has meant I stay off all social media during thatContinue reading “To Fast or Not To Fast…that is the question”

The Nightmare That Seems to Have No End….

It was a normal Thursday at school, March 12th, 2020. News of the coronavirus had found its way to us, but at that point it certainly didn’t seem to be much of a threat. How quickly that all changed over the weekend. That Thursday was the last day of in-person school for the year. AndContinue reading “The Nightmare That Seems to Have No End….”

Mistakes,,,,I’ve made more than a few

Life has a way of teaching you the lessons you need to be taught, many times without your awareness. I recently have been humbled by events in my life that have caused me to realize that I don’t always make good decisions about the most important of things. You think you’re doing well in life…everythingContinue reading “Mistakes,,,,I’ve made more than a few”

There is nothing to fear…

“The presence of fear is a sure sign that you are trusting in your own strength. The awareness that there is nothing to fear shows that somewhere in your mind, though not necessarily in a place you recognize as yet, you have remembered God, and let His strength take the place of your weakness. TheContinue reading “There is nothing to fear…”

It’s Been a Long While…

It’s been a long while since I’ve written anything on my blog. Lots has happened over the past several months and I’m just now able to catch my breath and reflect on it all. The Covid pandemic is still ever-present and I’ve seen it touching the lives of more and more people I know. TheContinue reading “It’s Been a Long While…”

Navigating Dating Websites…

In an effort to try to find someone to meet in the realm of dating and such, I’m giving another trying to a dating website. I’ve tried several in the seventeen-plus years I’ve been divorced and in fact got my first post-marriage date on one. But by virtue of the fact I’m still single, let’sContinue reading “Navigating Dating Websites…”

Getting My Act Together

The past three months have been anything but easy. I had settled in to teach for the rest of the school year when the pandemic hit and along with that, having to learn how to teach remotely on the fly. I was fortunate to have two co-teachers that excelled at this monumental undertaking and thatContinue reading “Getting My Act Together”

Been a While…

Once again, it’s been a while since I’ve done any blog entries. And so on this early rainy Friday morning, I thought I’d put some of thoughts down to share. Certainly a crazy world we’re living in here of late. Not only are we in the midst of a pandemic, but it’s also become aContinue reading “Been a While…”

Another set of Random Thoughts as the Day Begins…..

So here I sit, in my living room at nearly 1 a.m., realizing I had the full intention of getting to sleep at a decent hour. But my mind just wasn’t having any of that and I found myself getting back up before I’d had a chance to really get settled in. I guess aContinue reading “Another set of Random Thoughts as the Day Begins…..”

Daily Readings for Sunday, May 3rd

Meditation for the Day I must overcome myself before I can truly forgive other people for injuries done to me. The self in me cannot forgive injuries. The very thought of wrongs means that my self is in the foreground. Since the self cannot forgive, I must overcome my selfishness. I must cease trying toContinue reading “Daily Readings for Sunday, May 3rd”