My latest post:
"... Life is like my tube ride--full of the unexpected, full of the upsetting, full of sharp rocks looking to tear tubes. And while that has the potential to be devastating, it doesn't have to be. If we, like the writer of Ecclesiastes, are willing to accept these terms, to remember that rapids will come and bathing suits will be ripped, loved ones will get sick, jobs will be lost and depression will settle on our shoulders, we can also be quick to enjoy the moments when the river's calm and the sun is shining and the children giggle. We'll refuse to dilute those moments of joy with worry about what's up ahead..."