Salut! Welcome to the road less traveled!


Salut! (Hi!) I’m Shirley

I am so glad that you are here.  Grab your favorite hot beverage, settle into a cozy chair and stay awhile! 

Choosing community over independence

February 28 2024

Choosing Community In A World That Champions Independence

Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn. — Romans 12:15 (NIV) “Why can’t I just ...

February 21 2024

Prayer Should Be Easy – But What If It’s Not?

Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went ...

February 15 2024

Why I’ve Learned To Value The Painful Trials Of Life

But this happened that we might not rely on ourselves but on God, who raises the dead. — ...

February 1 2024

How Can Faith As Small As A Mustard Seed Yield Great Results?

“Because you have so little faith. Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a ...

January 24 2024

When God Calls Us To Pivot From Our Plans To Pursue Something Better

When Jesus saw her, he called her forward and said to her, “Woman, you are set free from ...

January 11 2024

Jesus Is The True Vine — Why This Is Important

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener.”— John 15:1 (NIV) Years ago a friend ...

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The inspiration for my blog title comes from the poem “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost. In many ways, this poem captures the essence of my life’s journey.