Archive for the ‘Surprises’ Category

Life and Paint

02Feb12

It’s kind of strange to be looking at this screen, contemplating real blogging for the first time since September.  Yes, I posted a lot in October – but it wasn’t the real deal, and I knew it.  Life’s been messy since September 27, more or less, but in the past six weeks I’ve found that […]


Someday…

04Jan12

Someday I’m going to start blogging again.  Not today.  Soon, I hope, but not today. It’s a new year.  There’s all kinds of newness going on in my life, but it’s still coming out as chaos.  So until the chaos calms down and becomes coherent, I can’t get anything out that would make sense. But […]


Made My Day…

29Oct11

On Thursday I got a large white envelope in the mail.  It totally made my day!  Inside were notes from “my” fifth graders at church – the kids I’ve watched grow up from Pre-K! Most of them were the heartfelt, “I loved having you as my teacher and hope you’re learning a lot,” type of […]


The fact that I’m posting about the “best part of work” on a Friday evening might be a little misleading…  But no, I am not here to say the best part of my job is the weekend. :-)  I love that I have weekends off (what a concept!!!), but this week I actually had one […]


I just finished listening to Tim Keller’s “Your Plans: God’s Plans” sermon. Wow. I can so relate.  Just what I needed tonight…  I have lots of plans – hopes, dreams, desires, deadlines, stuff in the future I’ve already paid money to attend, you get the picture.  But in listening to this sermon, I realized that […]