two lesson Lula.

Well, Lula started obedience lessons yesterday. While she’s super smart and utterly adorable, she needed to learn how not to jump up on people. Not everyone is as smitten with her as I am. The UPS man might be proof. I’ll spare you all the details { email me if you want them }, but suffice it to say that Davey at All Dogs Unleashed is a magician. We had planned to do three in-home lessons, { read more… }

slow your scroll.

Prior to hitting the road last week, Brad told everyone we were joining the ranks of the aged because we rented an RV for vacation. According to him, “Only old people have RVs.” Over 1200 miles later, he thinks different. If you ask him what he thinks about it now, he likely tell you if was one of the most fun trips we’ve had. I couldn’t agree more. It wasn’t the sunny days and crisp cool nights, even if { read more… }

the secret to the easy life.

  Get ready for what may be the shortest story in GloryStory history. { Y’all know I can’t say anything in less than 500 words usually. } Want the secret to the easy life? I can tell you because I know it, although I confess it has taken me almost 50 years to figure it out. I don’t want you to have to ride the struggle bus as long as I did, so I’m just { read more… }

when God’s timing takes 18 years.

  Most of you know that I spend a great deal of time in prison each week. Thankfully, I am able to come and go. Grin! Although I’ve been going to prison for almost five years, I still get asked the same question often. “Why do you go?” And, my answer is still the same after all this time: When I’m behind the fences, I have a front row seat to see God at work. Last { read more… }

what happens when we belly crawl.

Lula has decided she is a hunting dog. As soon she gets her leash on, it’s nose down and single-minded determination. Brad claims Lula has jumped several jackrabbits and cottontails, but I have yet to witness this skill, However, I thought I was going to yesterday when she was on the hunt in this tall dead grass. She didn’t just have her nose down, she had her whole head in. And when she didn’t immediately find { read more… }

the only thing to fear.

Remember when we were younger, and we thought we’d be so much smarter when we were older? We’d have this gig all figured out, and life would be a cinch. I was certain I’d know all the answers. But truth be told now, I’m not even sure I know or understand the questions. Things I once clung to, I’m no longer certain still hold true. I’ve found myself questioning much and arriving at fewer and { read more… }