Light

Last evening, while ending a perfect day on Lake Texoma, we headed back to dock. The sun had already set before we began the 20 minute boat ride. As we traveled closer to our destination, the light around us changed so quickly. Every passing moment had a new and transformed landscape. The last 10 minutes […]

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Thirsty

Walking trails this morning near our cabin, I was on the search for things in nature that resembled letters. I want to take photographs of them and make a collage spelling our family name, using only the surroundings found on our land. For company, I decided to take my sweet buddy, Jet, our Labrador. He […]

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Throw Your Hands UP!

“God, thank you!” I mumbled as my speed increased. I wanted to shut my eyes and never leave that moment. The crisp fall-like air hit against my sweaty skin and tossed and twirled my hair in play. The massive hill that took every ounce of energy I had in me to climb, had become a […]

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Mommas and Their Babies

It was just yesterday, right? Or at the most, last month. But that can’t be right. Impossible! Totally impossible. Two vivacious little boys, full of personality and gumption, running through our house with Ogre ears on their heads, or wearing their t-shirts on their legs, and their jeans on their heads. Mostly laughing and playing, […]

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Learning to Swim

I don’t remember how I learned to swim, but I do know that it wasn’t by an instructor at the public pool. Or by an expert in my own. It wasn’t scheduled and it never seemed important or dire. It was probably learned in a farm pond, or in the lake near my hometown. It […]

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From Dusk to Dawn

I love the early mornings. The sun hasn’t even made it over the horizon, and yet nothing on earth can hide from its presence. It’s a new day! And that means new mercies, new joys, a new start. There’s a certain peace that comes at dawn. A quietness is overcome with the noise of our […]

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Evil in Layers

I’m in a different place in my life than I was 10, 20, 30 years ago. We all go through constant changing – spiritually, physically, our mentality – all change. Just like our intellectual growth, each of us are not the same person we were in years past. Even our cells are in constant regeneration. […]

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