Category Archives: Update

Where’s Judy? Haven’t heard from her lately.

Here I sit, afraid to open my eyes and behold my treasures in bins on shelves in three different storage units. Imagine all the calories David burned creating this organizational wonder, then lugging every box and bin to its temporary … Continue reading

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Merry Pre-Christmas 2015

Are you racing like I am? (If not, tell me your secret, please.) I invite you to stop everything! Apply the brakes for a moment. A favorite poem of Elisabeth Elliot’s stopped me in my tracks last week. It’s like … Continue reading

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July Speaking Fun & Frenzy

It all began with this prayer journal entry two months ago: “Lord, would You please add some new venues to my speaking calendar for 2015?”    The Good Lord answered my prayer through my longtime friend, Jannai, who at the … Continue reading

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A Lesson from a Blackbird

My eyes follow the busy chatter of hungry finches and sparrows breakfasting at their suspended bird feeder outside our condo in Mountain View, CA. I love bird watching. I savor their sweet bliss… until I discover a feathery black bundle … Continue reading

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Out of No Where – Accidents Happen

Recently the Squier’s and our friends the Evans drove to Lake Tahoe to volunteer at a Joni and Friends Marriage Getaway. Enroute a deer leaped over the guardrail catching our left headlight, bumper. In shock we watched the dead deer’s … Continue reading

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Moving on to the Next Celebration…

2015 fleeteth … I can’t believe we’re in the merry month of May! Mom was right: “Time moves faster the older you get.” My birthday came and went with 70 balloons now a sweet memory and two gold shoe birthday … Continue reading

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Sunrise Sunset, Quickly Went the Years

Decade birthdays are not for the faint of heart.  Just the thought of my 60th birthday a decade ago paralyzed me. I told my three daughters to expect to find me comatosed that birthday morning. Daughter Elizabeth arranged a limo … Continue reading

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Have You Seen Him Yet?

Have you seen Him yet today? I love seeing God in everyday places. Just last week I saw Elohim (Creator God) as I enjoyed His magnificent Pacific Ocean outside our beach house vacation spot; Upon returning home, I thanked Jehovah Jireh … Continue reading

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An Evening to Remember!

An Evening with Joni Eareckson Tada, Kara Ferris, and Shirley!!!! Definitely in the Top Ten of my life experiences!! I LOVED heart to heart conversation with a humble servant of the King – and two hours of sharing war stories … Continue reading

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The Love of a Grandma

Who would have thunk the golden years would be this full. The long, lonely hours of writing books have been replaced by the exciting opportunities of speaking around the country. Then all of this is now punctuated by glorious grandma-moments … Continue reading

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