Up, Up, and Away!

Up, Up, and Away!

“Just when the caterpillar thought life was over, it became a butterfly.” I was powerfully impacted the first time I saw this saying written on a ceramic plaque, but, at the time, without knowing why. Now I know that it was for today’s note. I wonder if the...
Twelve is a Whole Number

Twelve is a Whole Number

IMAGINE: your domain is in Fine Art painting, and you set yourself a goal of creating, day by day, month by month, a visual depiction of your year, 2023. You set up an easel by the window in your studio, put your blank canvas in place, assemble the paints, and wait...
Hopeful Horizons

Hopeful Horizons

“When I grow up I’m going to be .  .  .” How many of us uttered those words, and how many of us are, today, what we dreamed of becoming then, when we were four or five years old? The daydreams of that age were far-reaching, if often unrealistic. Childhood idols were...
With Our Minds Stayed on Jesus

With Our Minds Stayed on Jesus

As we glide into port on this ultimate day of 2022, it is quite possible that our souls, like the hulls of ships, have gotten heavily barnacled, and need to be freed up. A quick dip into this topic explains that these tiny crustaceans attach themselves by secreting a...
Some Children See Him…

Some Children See Him…

A little child’s world is one of mystery. This mysterious world is also his/her normal. Discoveries are made every day: hitting your head when you fall out of bed produces pain; touching the flame of a candle, too; lemons look better than they taste; toilet paper can...