Caught in Conceit

“Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” Proverbs 4:23

drive-thru-night1She honked at me! I couldn’t believe she had honked at me! There were three cars ahead of me at the drive-through window and they had moved up just a little and I hadn’t. So she honked to get my attention. Continue reading



“Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.” Ephesians 4:29

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAOur children’s friends loved to frequent our home just as much as we loved having them over. As a result, there were plenty of learning opportunities that came up from all the time we spent together. One such opportunity dealt with the integrity of our words. Continue reading

Remember When . . . ?


(In loving memory of my best friend, Rosie Saenz Soto 12/27/59 – 2/7/09)

I can remember our bicycle rides

through rich neighborhoods,

pointing at house we’d someday have

or thought we would.

And do you remember the night in the tent

And the stories we told

of whom we would marry

and how we’d grow old?

We were only dreamers unaware

of what our futures would hold.



Praise Him!

“Oh, that men would give thanks to the Lord for His goodness, And for His wonderful works to the children of men!” Psalm 107:8 (NKJ)

p172127356-31The rising sun casts a beautiful purplish hue over the entire mountain range each morning. It lasts about five minutes. I caught the majestic view as I turned onto one of the main streets on my way to the store. I was in awe! Continue reading