rainbows and unicorns

Let me be the FIRST to say…..

(because I’m an entire 24 hours early)

hAPpy

25 x 2

1+49

100-50

biRThdAY

to a special someone who

always

counts their rainbows

and

not

their thunderstorms!

(And you can wish her the same thing too – tomorrow!!)

hugs n’ blessings to the one who made ME a big SIS!

PS- A Very Happy Birthday to my favorite sister! A Happy Birthday to my only sister!

(Don’t worry, I blame mom & dad for not having any other options.)

creativity takes courage

“Every artist was first an amateur.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I’m practicing how to be courageous.

And let me tell you, “It’s hard!

So I’ve let go of false expectation and instead I’ve just started to be, as Christ invites us, as a child again.

At that time the disciples approached Jesus and said, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” He called a child over, placed it in their midst, and said, “Amen, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.  And whoever receives one child such as this in my name receives me.

Matthew 18: 1-5

…like a child standing at the edge of the water – knees bent, fingers pinched over my nose, prepared to leap off feet first with one enthusiastic JUMP!

…who wonders, “Will water sneak up my nose?”

“Will my toes touch the bottom?”

“Will I make a big splash?”

…yet is surprisingly okay that

I DON’T KNOW!

Continue reading “creativity takes courage”

with loving wishes

When parents have a daughter,

they try to imagine

the kind of guy she’ll marry

and the happy life they’ll share.

They hope for a son-in-law

who’s strong

and considerate

and easy to talk to…

like you!

Continue reading “with loving wishes”