A year of wonder & surprise

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.–Hebrews 11:1 When a new year arrives we don’t know what to expect.  We hope for a year of wonder & surprise.  We hope for good things to happen.  Sometimes they do, and sometimes they don’t. As my boss often says, hope is not a strategy.  Planning and doing is a … Continue reading A year of wonder & surprise

White Picket Fence

I grew up in a house with a white picket fence.  It was a literal white picket fence but was as much of a figurative white picket fence as there could be too. I grew up in the 60’s with a working dad, a stay-at-home mom, and four kids in an all American neighborhood where the families supported each other and the kids played together in each … Continue reading White Picket Fence