There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens (Ecclesiastes 3:1). Only God knows. But I think it is entirely possibly that we, the group of women at the retreat, hit every activity listed in Ecclesiastes 3:2-8. It has taken me all week to pray and process because Jesus … Continue reading A Women’s Retreat: A Time for Everything
Having a new job is an adjustment. I haven’t worked outside the home for a number of years. If you haven’t heard, I began as a crossing guard the same day our boys returned to school. Sometimes it is quiet on the middle school corner. No passing cars. Just secret chirping of the grasshoppers. The … Continue reading When You Don’t Know Where to Start
Thank you for joining me for another blogversary. I confess I told a fellow blogger and brother in Christ it was four years this month. Fully confident, I let it go knowing WordPress would remind me. Nope. Just three. But wow. But God. As I look back over the past three years, my soul clenches … Continue reading Standing Firm with 3 Years of Blogging!
As I pulled into the parking lot on Harrisburg’s City Island, my stomach quick-dropped like an elevator in a city skyscraper. Numerous rows of cars. Instead of searching a spot to fit in, I went to the far edge. I needed a moment. Lord, I sense heaviness. I am here to be Your light, but … Continue reading #OutoftheDarknesswalk #StopSuicide
The first time I spoke in a church as a child of God was April 2015. God stirred me in the middle of the night, showing me I would speak. After sharing this with the pastor of our church, he leaned forward on his chair and said, “We better get you speaking.” What is utterly … Continue reading When God’s Hand Lifts the Veil
He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart, yet no one can fathom what God has done from the beginning to end (Ecclesiastes 3:11). This verse in Ecclesiastes proclaims His way, already done: He has made ALL things beautiful in its time. ALL things … the … Continue reading When Alcohol Rules Your Heart
Did you ever feel like someone from one of those This is Your Life shows was following you? That around the next corner, there would be the guy with the T.V. camera and the well-dressed young woman announcing the surprise: your private life just went public. Blogging is kind of like that. At one point … Continue reading Marriage and a Hike