Recently in PA, we got hammered with a blizzard. The state began shutting down the night before because they expected a big white mess. I am not sure the daffodils were ready. They were preparing to spring forth, stand tall and shine their luscious color to the world. You can see their buds, still tightly … Continue reading Expect the Unexpected with God
The Word gave life to everything that was created, and his life brought light to everyone. John 1:4, NLT Study Bible 2008 As you know, I just had a birthday. A short seven years ago, if Jesus’ name left my lips, it was profanity. “Jesus Christ” was an exclamation I often heard growing up, … Continue reading Jesus Saved Me, 3 of 3
Welcome my friend Terri Webster! I met Terri during a divine dinner at a writer's conference last year. It is such a gift from God to connect with other writers who have hearts for His Kingdom. Bio: Terri wrote "Markers for Single Moms: Finding God's Direction in the Chaos," available on Amazon. She wrote and … Continue reading I Said, YES!
Welcome back! Thank you from the bottom of my heart for all the prayers and kind comments about my husband’s biopsy. We found out this past week Jason does not have cancer, but he still will have medical follow up. On a lighter note, if you missed my short fiction story about a gambler down on … Continue reading Lingering Lessons
Welcome back, Friends. If you are new here, make yourself at home. This post is the beginning of a series on the journey with my husband into a world of medical diagnoses and treatment. I do not know how many posts it will entail. This is an invitation to follow along with our hearts in … Continue reading Waiting Amidst the Medical Unknowns, A Series
Welcome! As promised, our year of the story will kick off next Tuesday with a guest post. For today, another poem. There have been more police deaths this week, which weighs on my heart as children and spouses have suffered permanent losses. In my own home, we are continuing on our journey with health-related issues. … Continue reading Extra Grace for the Weary Mind
Let the only perfect in your souls Be the alpha and the endless omega Breathe in His perfect, His blood through your veins Sit with His perfect when you are praying and still Wrap yourself in His perfect when you are worried, seeking spiritual fill Spread your arms and lean into His perfect Plunge into … Continue reading Taking Stock of Our Souls: Poetry to Prepare for the New Year, 3 of 3
So many things to fill us up. Soft drinks, shopping trips, busy-ness, work, volunteering, me- time, me-and-you-time, Zumba, or in my case walking…… When do we take the time to lay “it” down? Some time ago, I was frustrated with our younger son’s string of behaviors, the tester of boundaries, the strongest of wills. My … Continue reading Do You Need to Lay it Down?