Are You Tired and Weary?

Do you ever find yourself at a place where you feel like you can't give any more? Are you burdened by demands that seem overwhelming? What do you do when you are tired and weary? I like to think of myself as a person who empathizes with others. I love to encourage, but when I grow… Continue reading Are You Tired and Weary?

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Wondering What I’ll Find as I Wander Through the Woods

Though I haven't done it in awhile, I love to take walks in the woods. While making my way along, wondering what I'll find, I begin to feel less stressed, relaxing as I enjoy the fresh air and beauty surrounding me.  I am blessed to live beside a woodland area with a variety of plants, trees… Continue reading Wondering What I’ll Find as I Wander Through the Woods

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Trust God When You Cannot See the Way

It's Five Minute Friday time again! This week the prompt is the word abandon. I thought about it for awhile and then decided to try a poem. It was mostly done within the allotted time, though it took a little longer to finish it up. Each stanza is a haiku and finishes up with a… Continue reading Trust God When You Cannot See the Way

Five Minute Friday, Inspirational, Poetry, Prayers

Refine My Heart, Oh God

Refine is the word prompt for this week's #FiveMinuteFriday. The first thing that came to my mind was a song entitled “The Refiner's Fire.” It was made popular by Steve Green quite a few years ago. I'll share a link at the end of this post.     As I proceeded to write about the word… Continue reading Refine My Heart, Oh God

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Wait and Trust in the Faithfulness of God

Come, Lord Jesus: The Weight of Waiting is an Advent book written by Kris Camealy. The readings start on December 1, beginning each chapter with a portion of Scripture. Each reading has a different theme and includes a question for reflection and a prayer. Christina Hubbard of Creative & Free is hosting a book club. It's not too… Continue reading Wait and Trust in the Faithfulness of God

Grief and Healing, Inspirational, Photography, Poetry, Uncategorized

Grief, Recipes and Healing

Grief came over me like a flood Saturday morning. I was missing my mom and the tears came. I think it's really the first time since she died that I've been able to let them flow. Though caring for her these past few years had its hard days, overall I miss her. Grief is real, but… Continue reading Grief, Recipes and Healing