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?
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
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
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
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 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