Category Archives: Blessings

The Dog and the Ball

A friend posted a video online and suggested it might be an inspiration for a blog.  It was.  In the video a dog eagerly chases a thrown ball and brings it back.  It waits excitedly for the ball to be … Continue reading

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Surprise!

There are good surprises and there are bad surprises, and there are some that are hard to know which they are.  I think I got one of those Wednesday.  About 10:30 in the morning the door bell rang.  That is … Continue reading

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When Miracles Don’t Happen

I don’t know how young I was, but it had to be when I was around 3rd or 4th grade.  I was watching the most fascinating program on television.  I had never seen anything like it before and I was … Continue reading

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Too Much of a Good Thing

As children, the phrase “too much of a good thing” makes absolutely no sense.  How can there be too much of something good?  If some is good, more is better.  It does not compute with the childlike brain.  And to … Continue reading

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Unexpected Blessings

Sometimes, when we least expect it, unexpected blessings flood our lives.  Last week, after eating cold meat sandwiches for lunch all week, I decided to visit our neighborhood Arby’s for lunch.  It is always kind of quiet and a nice … Continue reading

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