Speed Control – How to Train Your Horse to Slow Down

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Bucking and bolting are always unwanted horse behaviors. No matter the reason, it’s not pretty when your horse pitches a fit or streaks off at warp nine. Speed control is a beautiful thing. Horses have to learn it. Which means you have to teach your horse how to slow down. This article explains how to […]

Transition – When Ends Become New Beginnings

After seven years in ministry, 2017 was ridiculously busy and eventful, learning to be an independent author. I studied. Failed. Succeeded. And started off in at least six different directions, each with a new manuscript. By summer I felt like a spinning wheel. Each new beginning seemed like the one God intended for me. Until […]

51-Word Pseudo-Haiku for Christians of a “Certain Age”

  God is good – all the time Don’t take yourself so seriously Retirement isn’t scriptural. ~ God expects you to serve You’re still relevant Gravity is inevitable. ~ Relationships matter Paper-white teeth aren’t natural Love. ~ It’s a journey. Let’s share it Laugh. ~ Lonely happens Praise God anyway He is good – all […]

What Happened When I Forgot that the First Step in Remodeling is Demolition

Remodeling is messy. Living through the destruction of what was, on the way to something better, is hard. Sharing the journey creates memories, inspires discussion, and strengthens (or weakens) relationship with our companions in the debris field. Life leads to one fork in the road after another. Sometimes the choice is between laughter and annoyance. […]