Sabbatical twists

Life is unpredictable.  I started sabbatical with thoughts of long unstructured days that would be pretty much at my disposal to do whatever I wanted.  Ha!  If only…… Don’t get me wrong, it has been wonderful to take a step away from my usual life and enjoy the slower pace of living in the country. Continue reading “Sabbatical twists”

Busy in the wrong way

I was praying this morning and a random (?!) thought came into my mind that I pondered for a while.  It occurred to me that my schedule has been controlled by my desires – a desire to be noticed, a desire to appear capable, a desire to share knowledge, a desire to help, a desireContinue reading “Busy in the wrong way”

Family and Focus

This past weekend we had the privilege of having both of my brothers and sisters-in-law here, and my mom came over from her assisted living residence. On Friday night we had a bunch more family come over for dinner, and my kids were also here so it was quite a crowd! SO much fun. IContinue reading “Family and Focus”