They are telling us that we'll be here until spring. Who would have thought that we'd be here, in this place, longer than we would be home in the time span of a year? It could end up being a total of 8 or 9 months. They tell us we'll be living a "new normal." [...]
It's early. I woke before dawn and watched daylight break through the darkness. I glance at the cup a dear friend sent to me and read the prayer printed on it. "May God grant you courage, and through His grace provide the peace that lies in knowing He's always at your side." More than ever [...]
It's been a long goodbye this week. I've had to say goodbye to loved ones traveling cross-country to start a new chapter of life in a new place. It's been a bittersweet separation these past few days. My emotions range from being hopeful, happy, excited and then sad and lonely all at once. Then there's [...]
Today I’m sharing a piece that I wrote last August. I believe it’s a timely message for today too! I hope you find some inspiration and truth in this post. Blessings to all…
So I was reading the Lord’s prayer today. You know the one that Jesus taught his disciples.
“This, then, is how you should pray: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven…
Then I stopped. What caught my attention is the part that says ‘your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven’.
If Christians throughout history have prayed those words and we have prayed those words, you wouldn’t know it by the headlines. I don’t see it in the news. If his kingdom is coming and his will, at this time in history, is being done where is it?
I see war, talk of more war, prejudice, hate, violence, heartache, shootings, looting, abuse and the repeat button gets pushed daily.
Our Prince of Peace, more than likely, is weeping…
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I was waiting for the call, the invite, the day, the time and place. A group of old friends, some of us knowing each other from kindergarten through high school, reconnected and a dinner date was in the works. The woman organizing the evening promised to call me as soon as all the arrangements were [...]