A Mint Chocolate Word from God

We have a couple of freezers at my house.  One sits inside, in the kitchen.  It is easily accessible to me in my everyday life when I need food.  Another sits out in the garage; it’s further away and I don’t use it as often.  It’s simply not convenient.

Ice cream was on sale at our local grocery store this week.  My mom called to see what flavors we wanted, and my dad and I answered.  I requested mint chocolate chip, but my dad insisted we already had that.  I argued.  I didn’t see it.  I checked the freezer again.  “See?!” I pointed out.  “I can’t find it.  We don’t have it.”   Continue reading “A Mint Chocolate Word from God”

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Pretty Fruit

A couple of mornings ago I grabbed a pear for breakfast and sliced it so I could eat it as I headed out the door to church.  I looked through the fruit basket in my kitchen, fumbling through the various pears for one that looked good from the outside.  I gently squeezed each one to determine which was the ripest and would therefore be the softest and sweetest.  Once I had determined which piece of fruit I wanted, I Continue reading “Pretty Fruit”

Little Bird

Yesterday as I was riding in the car, I noticed a little brown wren on the street in front of me.  It was running along just as quickly as its little legs would carry it, and while all the running did eventually get the bird to its desired destination, I couldn’t help but wonder why it didn’t just fly there instead. Continue reading “Little Bird”