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Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 1W ago

Open wide...

This is one of my tulips. It doesn't look like what I always thought tulips are supposed to look like. Oh, it did at first. Perfect little pink blossom waving on a slender green stalk...but ...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 1W ago

Guilty...

Today is Good Friday. As a kid, I never could wrap my mind around how the day Jesus died on the cross could be called "good." I'm not sure I could do it as an adult either. How could anythin...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 2W ago

The color for Palm Sunday is...red?

I love it when I get to teach in Children's Church and I get one of those "I get it" moments. I'm not talking about the KIDS getting it - I'm talking about myself! The last time this happene...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 3W ago

Comfortable...

Today is my 58th birthday and like most days, I woke up with a word/random thought on my mind. The word today was "comfortable".I love being comfortable. I wear comfy clothes, eat comfort fo...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 1M ago

A dry and thirsty land...

Last week, I had the opportunity to go with a team to Guatemala on a working mission trip. This was my first time on a construction trip and anyone who knows me might wonder what use I might...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 1M ago

the problem with kids these days...

This is a repost from a few years back. Let me start by saying, there's nothing wrong with kids these days. I am surrounded by stunning examples of great teenagers every day in my job...and ...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 2M ago

Not mine...

Today I was hit by one of those random thoughts: My children are not mine. This may seem like a "duh" moment to many, especially those that know my children are adopted, but this time it mea...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 3M ago

I took the bait...

I've tried. Honestly, I have! I've tried to keep my mouth shut, but of course, I have failed...repeatedly. I've written what was on my mind. True, usually I would go back and delete what I'd...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 5M ago

Don't start nothin', won't be nothin'

Today I woke up and thought about a race I had seen online. It was the standard 5k only this one said it would be a challenging race with hills ...As I sat in my comfy chair and sipped my co...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 5M ago

It's time to argue...

Arguing has been on my mind a lot this week. It's not just because of what has been going on in the news, but my students have actually been learning how to argue or debate this week as well...