Sometimes the desires of our hearts are not met in the ways we dream or imagine. For the following two, this could be an accurate assessment. Both had a special love for little ones, yet, traditional motherhood eluded them. But, this did not define them, it seemed to redefine them. Actually, I think it propelled them toward a special calling to minister … Continue reading The Dynamic Duo
She was edgy and somewhat dangerous; one of those sketchy individuals we are better off steering clear. Dangerous like Kit DeLuca, the sidekick of Vivian. The spunky girl with the feisty mouth and shady profession. If you are going, "huh?" right now, I am referring to the characters in the movie, 'Pretty Woman'. To refresh … Continue reading You Think I’ve Got Potential?
It is rumored, from those who have experienced the presence of an angel and lived to talk about it, that a specific trait among them was characteristic of their divine presence--no, not that being large, white wings. It is said angels have strikingly-blue eyes. Since I am quite certain there is no definitive evidence to prove this theory, I … Continue reading Angel in the Restroom
I heard a rumor not too long ago that he loved Jesus. To say I was shocked was an understatement. This was in no way the man knew—or should I say, boy. The union was brief for this teenage couple-- he a mere nineteen, and I, a sweet sixteen. No surprise there. But, imagine my shock to hear that, not … Continue reading It’s Not Over Until It’s Over
By day he was a janitor. His pedigree did not accompany letters like PHD, or Dr. No. This hardworking, humble man, walked the halls of a middle school and cleaned up behind the debris left by hundreds of adolescents in a single day. When I was little, it was such a privilege to accompany him … Continue reading By Day He Was a Janitor