God created the beauty that surrounds us. He made the heavens that spread out before us in the night sky. He controls the wind and the rain. He formed the mountains. He created the intricate details of every living thing. The Lord’s power, creativity, perfection, and love are evident in the world around us. His […]Read more "Infinite Care"
I greatly value presence. Gifts are nice. Flowers are lovely. Words and praise are a blessing. Activities can be fun. However, the best way to communicate love to me is presence (time). I love having the undivided attention of the people I love. I love to give undivided attention to those I love. In the […]Read more "Present"
At times I find myself overwhelmed. It feels as though I am pulled in many directions and there is not enough time or energy to meet the demands. Other times, I am hurt. I open my heart up and it feels stomped on. In these moments, I long to be a turtle. Then, I could […]Read more "Just Cling"
September 11th is one of those days many of us will never forget. I can remember every aspect of the day and the days to follow. I was at home in Newport, WA. I was a first time mother to an 18 month old baby girl. It was 6:30 am. My husband’s phone rang and […]Read more "Never Forget"
I love the word will. Not might, maybe, possibly, or if I have time. Not I will try, if I am able, or if a solution comes to me. Rather, I will! It is as good as done! God calls us to come to Him and bring our problems, concerns, fears, stresses, pains, and hurts. […]Read more "He Will"
We are all probably aware of the fallacy in the old adage, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”. Most of us can think of a demeaning or condescending statement made to us at some point in our lives, that has haunted us since the moment it was uttered. […]Read more "Words"
I think, at times, we forget that the Holy Spirit dwells within us. We feel limited by our humanness. Yet, we have access to the same power that raised Jesus from the dead. Pray we draw upon that power and remain confident because of Him…today and always! The Spirit of God, who raised Jesus from […]Read more "Power"