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Life’s a beach

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“I know the answer isn’t at the beach, but shouldn’t we at least check?” I love the beach. I love that when you’re at the beach, time seems to slow down. It is easy to rest at the beach. But contrary to the old saying in the title, none of us get to live at the beach!  It has been a full summer in the midst of a full year. If you’re like me, you’re tired. Maybe feeling too tired to start the busyness that comes with fall. School is starting up. New projects at work are being assigned. Opportunities […]

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What is it with women and palm trees?

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Most of the women in my family love the beach. I mean love it. I mean, if it weren’t for the hurricanes we might move there! Sand. Water. Sea food. Palm trees. Freedom. What else do you need? More importantly, what does this have to do with this coming Sunday? Absolutely nothing. Or does it? You see, this coming Sunday is Palm Sunday. The day that Jesus headed into Jerusalem to start the Passion Week and finish what He came to do on earth: die for us. As He was riding in, the people cut palm branches and laid them […]