A Prayer For My Prodigal Son

Oh Lord, my heart hurts so. I'm watching my son move farther away from You, and pushing away those who Love him. Lord, You know his heart better than he does. You know the heart deep within him that he shields and builds walls around. On the surface, he feels brave,

A Matter of Life and Death

It was during a recent walk with my Greyhound, that projected a picture in my mind, about Life and Death. Death can seem so morbid to think about, however, when we lose a loved one, it seems that is all we can think about in the grieving process. Several questions

How Do You Plan To Spend A Rainy Week?

This week predicts rain every day, in western Kentucky. I have no plans to hike, or to ride my bike - or even go kayaking with Hubby this weekend. So what does one do while staying in? Let's keep things positive.  First of all, don't think of it as "stuck inside"

Regret – A Short Story

“Are you alright, Trevor?” I rubbed my head, looking over at the driver's seat.  Trevor's body was slumped against the cracked window.  “Trevor!” The reverberating shrill of my voice frightened me, and forced me to admit that my big brother might be dead. I felt something warm and sticky, and looked down at

Hiking LBL

Blazing trails has never been my thing. First of all, I am not good with a sickle, and secondly, I am not prepared to meet up with any snake I’ve never met. Beaten paths are my forte, but even then, hiking by myself can be intimidating not knowing the trail. The

Birding!

A year after the 2020 pandemic, we have learned many things. Patience,  solitude, resting, minimizing, and how to have fun again. Let's face it, our usual daily grind is busy - too busy. It took a world pandemic to slow us down. To make us look at what's important, and...