Sometimes, God doesn’t rescue us out of our tumultuous clouds and storms but strengthens us and goes with us through them, giving hope.
Enduring Faith Motivated by Love and Hope
Enduring faith comes from a sure hope, because it is not based on me or my actions, but on the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Thorns: Living with Pain and Finding Help
Many of us deal with pain every day, thorns, if you will. They could be physical, emotional, or a combination. How do we find help?
Walking the Doodle Trail, Pickens, SC
For the second time this week, my husband and I drove to the nearby town of Pickens, SC, to take a walk on the Doodle Trail. It used to be a railroad route but has been made into a lovely paved trail for bike riding […]
Forest & Whisper: A Haiku
It has been awhile since I participated with the Monday weekly haiku challenge at #RonovanWrites. My last time linking up was in the post Rainbow: Quiet Beauty with a Promise. This week I couldn’t resist, because I love the prompt words, forest & whisper. […]
Rainbow: Quiet Beauty with a Promise
It has been ages since I joined in with #RonovanWritesWeeklyHaikuChallenge. This week the prompt words are Quiet & Beauty. Those are two of my favorite words, so how could I resist? I began looking through my recent photos to get inspiration. There were some lovely […]
World: So Much Beauty and Diversity
World is the prompt word for Five Minute Friday this week. What do you think of when you see or hear that word? Often, my mind goes to the big round ball we live on, earth. I think of the song He’s Got the Whole […]
Treasures: Beauty and Peace on a Farm
In last Tuesday’s memoir post I wrote about the birth of our first child, Sara. This past week I spent some time at her place, Edgewild Community Farm, to help out while two of her kids were sick. There was plenty of time to get […]
Observations After an Evening Walk
Yesterday, early in the evening, just before twilight I decided to take a walk around the property. I wanted exercise but also to spend time outdoors. It always helps me relax when I walk around in nature, making observations. After relaxing on the […]
More Time for Jesus, Rest and Soul Care
More is the #FiveMinuteFriday word for this week. Because I’ve been participating in The Presence Project, I’m becoming more aware of God’s presence with me. So it’s no surprise that my first thought was that I want to know more of Jesus. Then an old […]