WAIT AND TRUST How can we learn to wait and trust in the faithfulness of God? One way is to spend time with God in prayer, taking time to be still. Come, Lord Jesus: The Weight of Waiting is an Advent book written […]
How can we enjoy anything if life is so messy right now? If we take our focus off our circumstances, we can look for beauty and give thanks.
For #FiveMinuteFriday this week the prompt is the word common. The first thing that came to mind when I heard it is a line from “Color Outside the Lines” by Glad. It comes in the bridge of the song and goes like this: You […]
There are only nine days left in this challenge, so how am I doing? Well, sometimes we have to go off the path or take a different route.
The #5MFW #write31days prompt for today is the word aware. If I get too busy there are many things I miss. To be aware of my surroundings I need to slow down, open my eyes and ask God for wisdom. I need to be mindful of […]
People are always talking about having a healthy lifestyle. We are bombarded with ads telling us what we need to do to be healthy. They often try to shame us into thinking if we don’t use their products we will never be healthy. Being healthy is more than just exercising, […]
I thought about the suffering and pain people deal with daily, and I wrote this prayer of lament for God to heal our broken hearts.
OPEN YOUR HEART TO THE WONDER You may think your ordinary days couldn’t possibly have anything to give cause for wonder. But I believe if we open our hearts to receive and keep our eyes and ears open, we might just find that wonder […]
Lately, I’ve been working on writing new poems and revising old ones. This past week I’ve spent time editing and updating one from a few years ago. A photo prompt in an online writing group first inspired this poem about locks, keys and hidden dreams. Here is the […]
What are your deepest desires or longings? Have you ever voiced them aloud? Do some of them seem too far fetched to be realized? Have you told God about your deepest longings? Did you ever consider that He may have given you some of those […]