Don’t Ignore the Signs


This happens to me quite frequently: Something comes to mind or is brought to my attention, and it doesn't seem very important at the time…but inevitably, it becomes something that I should have heeded. Here is just one of many examples that happened to me just the other day: I was walking into our pantry and I noticed my little plastic container that holds salad dressing that I use when I pack my lunch. It came into my vision, and I immediately had the feeling that I should put it in my lunch box instead of letting it sit on the bottom shelf. An hour later, I hear our puppy chewing on something, and when I took that something out of her mouth…it was the lid to my salad dressing holder!!! Had I just taken a few seconds and listened to my gut, I would have put it in my lunch pail, and my … [Read more...]

What We Learn From Little Children


WOW...There is so much we can learn from little children!  If we really take the time to stop and observe and listen to these little beings, we can acquire a great deal of knowledge.  I'm not talking about them teaching us how to change a tire or something of that sort...but rather we can learn from them about humanity, humility, true love, courage, and the like. Little children lead a genuinely great example. Two people I admire and try to consistently emulate agree that children are fabulous and  are great examples...these two people are Jesus and John Denver (I know...funny twosome, huh!?): Matthew 18:1-4 At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, "Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?" He called a little child and had him stand among them.  And he said: "I tell you … [Read more...]