Motivation is melting with the snow. The sun feigns warmth as a daunting chill still steals our breath. But, refusing any further hibernation, my husband and I secure our winter garb and walk against the wind. In our steps will be the Spring so slow in springing.
The first day of spring in Minnesota is under the snow. Tulips greeted me a year ago, but they sleep soundly today. I heard a bird or two last week when a year ago we bird-watched daily. The grass greened early. I wonder if I will see green again. But, […]
“Be on the lookout for everything I have prepared for you: stunning scenery, bracing winds of adventure, cozy nooks for resting when you are weary, and much more….Don’t worry about what is around the next bend.” from Sarah Young’s Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence
Gabriel thought for a minute. “Well, I’ve been fishing only once and I loved it.” The third full sentence from page 83 of The River by Michael Neale I have been fishing more than once, and I do love it. I love it because my husband loves it. I love […]
An owl woke me before my alarm this morning. I lay in bed listening to his “hoo, hoo, hoo,” imagining his ear tufts forming a permanent scowl over his yellow eyes. His hooting began lower than the trees, below my window. Then he moved to the boughs near my roof or […]