Your our first glance at this picture probably made your brain go, “Waaaat?” Well, yes, it is quite the strange photo. But it does speak a thousand words…if you are like me and see stories in everything. Here’s what I saw: like these crazy Allium bulbs--that were in bags in a dark place--we can grow… Continue reading Grow In The Dark!
So here’s the deal. It’s NOT always sparkle and shine in my life. There are days like this week when I am burdened for a precious friend and feel helpless in the situation. When I am a bit tired of working, parenting alone, being this age with kids, being indoors, wanting something fun, loneliness, just… Continue reading Life Ain’t Always Sunshine and Roses
Our world cries out for God's touch! Now is the time to storm the gates of heaven, worship our God, and petition His throne for a mighty move on the earth. This song helps me do that. God please do it again. I'm praying for our nation and the world. Won't you sing with me?… Continue reading God Please Do It Again!
I wrote this during a time of excruciating difficulty. I feel that someone needs it, as well as I , right now. Because I've been a control-freakish-type person, relinquishing has been really hard for me. But, I do know that Jesus is the One I turn to. Hope this helps you today. Hugs… Continue reading Relinquish
I say I love and follow Jesus with all of my heart. But the true story is that I can only love with the part that’s been healed from its wounding. Feeling abandoned and rejected, looking for love in all the wrong places because of my abuse (can I get an amen?), not loving myself… Continue reading With ALL My Heart?
Without Christ in me I can do nothing. Well I can do things but if I want what I do to be effective and worthwhile, I need to be guided by his Holy Spirit—Him living in me. I’m a pretty independent sort. Even as a preschooler I would take care of myself without “bothering” my… Continue reading Without Jesus It’s All Downhill
Stop doubting and believe! John 20:27 Jesus' disciples had just been through the worst time of their lives. Jesus, their teacher and friend, had been killed and placed in a tomb. Three days later when some of the disciples told Thomas they had seen Jesus as the risen Lord, Thomas told them he had to… Continue reading Doubt is Unbelief
January. Ugh. People are like, “Oh I love the beginning of a new year! I’m setting my intentions. I’m writing my goals. I’m picking a new theme or word of the year”. And I’m like, “Nope, just let me crawl back into bed.” In Michigan where I live it’s one of the grayest, dreariest… Continue reading Too Exhausted For Goals!
"Christmas is a reminder that we are not alone." My aunt shared this quote with me and it resonated within me. God touched humanity with Jesus---the greatest gift of all. Love came down at His birth. He provided a way to live with HOPE in the midst of despair. To have a FRIEND when… Continue reading We Are Not Alone