Does God Blink?

I recently picked up a book called, "God Never Blinks" by Regina Brett. She said it took her 40 years to find and hold on to happiness. Before that, happiness eluded her. She said, "I always felt that at the moment I was born, God must have blinked. He missed the occasion and never knew I had arrived." I've never felt like He blinked and missed my entire existence, but at times, I confess to feeling like I'm dialing His holy number, and He's too busy to take my call. I know I'm not alone … [Read more...]

A Visit to the Beauty Shop

When I was growing up, my mom went to the "beauty shop" every week to get her "hair done." That meant she went to Beth's, the neighborhood salon, and Beth shampooed, conditioned and towel-dried her hair. Then, she wrapped her wet hair around rollers, and sat her in a chair under a hooded hair dryer. Think Truvy in Steel Magnolias.   After sitting under the hair dryer, probably reading a romance novel, Beth styled mom's hair and sprayed enough hair spray on it to last for the next … [Read more...]