Showing posts from November, 2015

Worth a Look

*  I miss having a running partner, but I have enjoyed the chance to listen to inspiring messages and podcasts while I run.  I've been given so much to think about while doing so.  This week, I listened to this wonderful message about Pure Religion, and I was filled with a desire to do more to serve and love those around me.  I loved this story he shared:

The following experience was posted on a Christian website by a Hospice of Metro Denver physician: I just had one of the most amazing experiences of my life and wanted to share it with my family and dearest friends: I was driving home from a meeting this evening about five, stuck in traffic on Colorado Boulevard, and the car started to choke and splutter and die. I barely managed to coast . . . into a gas station, glad only that I would not be blocking traffic and would have a somewhat warm spot to wait for the tow truck. It wouldn’t even turn over. Before I could make the call, I saw a woman walking out of the “quickie mart” build…

Sunset on top of the world

I'm feeling so behind right now, and once again, the blog seems to get last priority when my life is full.  I really do want to do more writing, and I have a post in the works with ideas about designing and building a house for a large family (I have a couple of friends who are in that exciting process), but I seem to end each day with a to-do list longer than it was at the beginning of the day.
Not complaining, mind you, especially since one of the reasons I'm behind is that my husband and I took some time out and flew to Maui with Allison and Benjamin.  It was a beautiful trip, and I'm sure someday I'll get through all the photos we took from it.
In the meantime, here are some photos of one of the most amazing sunset spots on the planet.

Mount Haleakala, Maui's highest peak, is 10,000 feet above sea level.  Most of the clouds hang out at around 8,000 feet, so the view is out-of-this-world amazing.  

Most travel guides tell you to wake up early (like 3:30 a.m. ear…

One a Day, Week 42

(Missed a day here, but insert mental picture of me taking Joey out to ice cream for his birthday)