Category Archives: early bird

Savor the moments

Have you ever wanted to just sloooooooow down? We all have. Well, I assume we all have. Things get crazy. Life gets blurry. The task list is long and can get cumbersome. The constant unending chores to get done.

It is regular. It is normal. It is disheartening.

And we miss things.

I hate missing things.

When my kids were young, I wanted to savor the moments. But I was a working mom and a children’s minister and had a great friend circle and a home. And meals. And laundry. And … and … and … like you, probably. Continue reading


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The Morning Calls – It’s a New Day

I am an early bird. Always have been. Ask my mother. My husband had a rude awakening when we met. He didn’t know about sunrises. But I am happy to report that he loves them now, and has for a few decades.


My friends laugh at me because I get more done before 8:00 a.m. than most people. Of course after 9:00 p.m. I am worthless. It’s a trade off. And it’s one I can’t help making. Even if I want to, I can’t.rooster4

My body wakes up with the chickens. Sometimes before the chickens. I’m the one that reminds the rooster to crow.

And, because I get up so stinkin early; I know things some people don’t know.

The stars at 4:00 am are at their loveliest. Continue reading


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