As a mother of 4 children, I have bandaged a lot of owies. Some of the wounds large, and others almost invisible. I have noticed that there is a tenderness and a closeness that is necessary, to properly treat a wound. A delicate, caring touch is required. A heart of empathy. A gentleness in applying […]Read more "Wounds"
I appreciate this reminder to pray! So often prayer seems like a last resort for us. We have tried everything else, so all we have left is prayer. In reality, prayer is our power source. It should be our first thought. It is not the least thing we can do. It is the greatest! Conversely, […]Read more "Pray"
I have to think that “wait for the Lord” is mentioned twice in this one short verse, to emphasize it’s importance and perhaps because “waiting” is so difficult for us. The Psalmist reminds us both at the beginning and the end of this scripture to, trust God’s timing. Be strong! Be courageous! Be Patient! Through […]Read more "Wait"
Most of us at some point in our lives have felt the pit of discouragement. We each have our own reasons that brought us to that point. Whether you are experiencing it today, will experience it in the future, or desire to help someone who is in dismay right now, David offers us an antidote […]Read more "Climbing out of the Pit"
The last couple months have not been my favorite. They have been a jumble of sickness, car trouble, and other catastrophes. I love how God meets us in each of the low points and reminds us of His presence. One snowy Saturday evening, Hannah got sick. Craig was overseas. We were out of what she […]Read more "Difficult Days"
In my eyes, this is one of the most beautiful love notes ever written. The love of God for the human race, the most amazing love story ever recorded! I am awed by the intimacy, as God describes His love for us. He knows each one of us. He addresses us by name. He refers […]Read more "Mine"
Paul tells us, that above all things we are to put on love. As love is the chief of virtues, and from it all the others grow. As Christians, we should be the most loving people, because we realize how much God loves us. We love in response to the great love and grace we […]Read more "Grow In Love"