The Man and the Motorcycle

He says riding feels like flying.  Wearing that ball cap, grinning, he looks like he did when we fell in love at 19. Strangely, I can’t recall a single motorcycle on the illustrated pages of a picture book.  Ralph, riding a toy one in the middle-grade novel The Mouse and the Motorcycle is little comfort.  […]

I Am Thankful for . . . Friends Who Show Me How to Pray

“Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”       I Thessalonians 5:16-18 On days like this one, I am apt to say, “What a beautiful day!”  Sometimes, I say it out of immense gratitude to God.  Lots of times I say it with an […]

Wing Dance

“ ‘. . . You will make me full of joy in Your presence.’ ”                                                                                            —Acts 2:28 (NKJV) This morning didn’t start differently than any other morning.  I awoke early, made my older son’s lunch, and got him to school on time.  Now, I’m feeding my little one diced strawberries in the breakfast nook.  As […]