Success!

Success!

“…whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” – 1 Cor. 10:31 How do you measure success? I’ve struggled with this question lately, especially in writing a blog. Up until a few months ago, I was a technological dinosaur. Email was as far as I ventured in the social media realm. But blogging […]

Wrapped in His Love

Wrapped in His Love

“I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety.” — Psalm 4:8 Tucking me in and kissing me goodnight, my mom walked to the door and turned out the light. With the click of the door behind her, I was alone. All alone…in the dark. There […]

A Crazy Week

A Crazy Week

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven.” – Ecclesiastes 3:1 “What does the worker gain from his toil? I have seen the burden God has laid on men. He has made everything beautiful in its time.” – Ecclesiastes 3:9-10 “…there is nothing better for a man than to […]

Cancer! A Prayer.

Cancer! A Prayer.

“I love you, O LORD, my strength. The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call to the LORD, who is worthy of praise, and I am saved from my […]

Hope in the Hurting

Hope in the Hurting

“The desert and the parched land will be glad; the wilderness will rejoice and blossom. Like the crocus, it will burst into bloom; it will rejoice greatly and shout for joy…they will see the glory of the LORD, the splendor of our God”. – Isaiah 35:1-2 Every day it seems my heart is heavier by […]

Selfless

Selfless

“If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” — Luke 9:23 Everywhere in the blogosphere I turn this week I’ve read about finding my one word for 2014. It’s been the topic of many a post that’s made its way to my inbox. One even […]

Top 10 Lessons from 2013

Here it is—New Year’s Eve. Time to reflect and remember all that has happened and what I’ve learned over the past year. As promised in my last post, here is my Top 10 list of lessons I have learned in 2013 (in no particular order). 1.       Live for today…take life one day at a time. […]

A Simply. Challenge — Remember

A Simply. Challenge — Remember

“I remember the days of long ago; I meditate on all your works and consider what your hands have done.”  — Psalm 143:5 The week following Christmas has always been, for me, a week of looking forward to the new year. I start the process of making plans that will begin on January 1, which usually entails […]

A Christmas Prayer

A Christmas Prayer

Simply my heart, Lord…         It needs to be filled with awe and wonder of Your marvelous grace,         To see the majesty of Your glory brought down to earth,         shining a Light in this cold, dark place. Simply my heart, Lord…         It needs to be filled with the hope of His coming–the […]

The Star

The Star

“The true light that gives light to every man was coming into the world” (John 1:9). Is anyone else out there captured by that star–that wondrous star–which burned so brightly on that sacred night so long ago? That strange and mysterious star that moved the Magi to travel so far? The very star that guided […]