And Mary said: My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for He has been mindful of the humble state of His servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed for the Mighty One has done great things for me … holy is His name (Luke 1:46-49). Before … Continue reading A Prayer to Begin the New Week
Let this be written for a future generation, that a people not yet created may praise the Lord (Psalm 102:18). Something’s amiss Something’s afoot Where do I turn? An ethereal sense, a quiet energy Skimming the top Lining the bottom Of every step All my thoughts My heart is full Empty or keep? Celebrate or … Continue reading Writing: A Poem
Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Share with the Lord’s people who are … Continue reading Joined by Jesus: A Poem in Honor of Frazier Grove Church of God
Welcome back to the place where I sometimes ponder the tough stuff. If we leave pretending behind and commit to be real, then we encounter all, no shortcuts. So stay with me if you can. We can have confidence we are not alone when we walk with Jesus through the scary, hard to know places. … Continue reading The Sacredness of Death
How often do you say the word sacred? Before my forties, I probably never said it Anything holy would have been followed by profanity. I know, hard to believe when you see pictures of me gazing up at Our Creator with awe and adoration, right? Sacred is life-altering. Recently, I spoke the word for … Continue reading How Do You Define Sacred?