Category Archives: Personal Ponderings

What’s currently on my mind

The Natural Order of Things

I’ve been doing some reading lately and it seems like every page I read is reminding me to be intentional, to slow down and to savor the little things. I don’t need much convincing, however, as this kind of loving … Continue reading

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Dear Lord, Today I…

What do you pray about? Do you talk candidly with Him? This year I have been striving to deepen my prayer life and to live the faith I claim to have.  I suppose you could say that I have been … Continue reading

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When my Everything Isn’t Enough

It’s the start of a brand new day. I’m sipping coffee, listening to the clock ticking away, and wondering what this day is going to hold for me. Yesterday was a whirlwind day of Monday mayhem from beginning to end. … Continue reading

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I Think…

I think we take pictures to capture moments in life we may have missed. I think we share our joys and sorrows with others to gain fresh perspective: perhaps our joys are greater and our sorrows less than we perceive … Continue reading

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The Good Life

Have you ever wondered why people are fascinated with other people? Take social media, for example. Enough followers on Instagram, for instance, can make you a minor league celebrity.  The royal wedding made major headlines because, well, it was a … Continue reading

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It’s Aloha Friday

Let’s talk relaxation. I don’t know about you, but it takes work for me to relax, have spontaneous fun or move at a leisurely pace. Thankfully, I have play pros living with me! They know how to turn every task … Continue reading

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Writing Honestly

This Mother’s Day weekend I am sitting here munching macadamia nuts, sipping water, and writing.  It’s not been the most stress-free of all Mother’s Day weekends; quite frankly, the past two weeks, make that 8 weeks, have had an extra … Continue reading

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