Posts Tagged ‘ expect ’

Christmas Already?????

14th November 2017 | 0 Comments

Last week at an end-of-season volleyball social, my friend leaned over and said to me, “Do you know 93.3 is playing Christmas music nonstop already?” “What!?” I exclaimed.  “Now I love Christmas, but that seems excessive!” Then I told her how as I had driven to the event I had seen a Christmas tree in […]


Of Dreams and Prayers

16th August 2017 | 0 Comments

Southern Botswana is an arid place, especially in late July—their winter. A vibrant blue sky devoid of clouds greeted us each morning.  After about 3 days, I asked the team of Bible translators that I was working with, when the rains would come. It was obvious that they didn’t expect rain for at last another […]


Fight or Flight….or Something Better?

5th July 2016 | 0 Comments

In 1915 a Harvard researcher, named William Cannon, defined the automatic response of our brains to threats, as the Fight or Flight response. Here’s what physically happens, as we encounter  a situation that poses a threat: the body releases stress hormones, the muscles tense up and the heart rate increases, as well as the metabolism, […]