A Beautiful Fragrance

  Beneath the bay kitchen window, of my childhood home, there was a patch of Lily of the Valley.  Lush green leaves covered the ground and every spring their white bell-shaped flowers grew up on tiny stalks.  Once our windows opened up, gentle breezes wafted their fragrance around our kitchen table.  All of our meals [...]

New Every Morning

Because of the Lord's great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail.  They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.  I say to myself, "The Lord is my portion; therefore I will wait for him."  (Lamentations 3:22-24)  I've read and focused on this comforting verse recently and even shared it in my [...]

After the Winter

As winter comes to an end, I can easily get absorbed in the renewal and beauty of the earth around me. For most of us living in the snowy states of the Midwest and traversing through what I call, the wilderness of the winter months, springtime is like a rebirth, a new life, a time [...]