Well, we’re officially into the new year and I think we can all see there was no magic reset button to bring all things back to normal. But here’s what I’ve learned in the last six years beloved. NORMAL is overrated. Six years ago today, we stumbled out onto Michigan Avenue after doctors told us […]
How to Help Your Children With Transition.(Blog Swap)
As a part of my Summer Blog Swap, I am so happy to welcome Dorina Gilmore to the blog. She walked her own brave road as a widow and I had the honor of getting to meet her in California a few weeks ago, although we have talked for months as ”writing friends.” She has […]
A Truth to Savor When You Need Direction.
I read this verse the other day and I was stuck. I couldn’t go on until I soaked in every bit of it’s life giving truth. “The Lord went ahead of them in a pillar of cloud to lead them on their way during the day and in a pillar of fire to give them […]
Anchoring Your Heart: How to find peace in a season of change.
I am caught somewhere between Thanksgiving and Christmas. I am in the “Season of Change” perhaps you are too. Christmas is over at our house but you can bet I’m going to keep every light and bit of greenery up for a good long while! You see, my son came home from Marine bootcamp at […]
I Will Not Be Shaken
It’s mid July. Summer’s heat can feel oppressive, it can be that one last straw on the camel’s back. When you are walking through a difficult season of life each “straw” can be monumental. Small things can turn the tide of your day. I have seen it in my own heart and in others. My […]
Where Do You Belong On Father’s Day When You Don’t Have A Father?
Father’s Day has been a complicated and emotional holiday my entire life. When I was young it was because I did not have a father in the home to celebrate. When I grew older I understood enough to celebrate what I had rather than what I did not have. I celebrated my Papa, who was […]
When Winter Gives Way to Spring and Death Gives Way to Life – A true story
I love seasons! Don’t you? I get tired of things looking and feeling the same, then the seasons change. Spring, is one of my favorites, bringing with it the feeling of hope. I can’t remember Spring last year. Just as the daffodils were lifting their heads and the trees were sprouting their tiny […]
His Right Hand Held Me.
Have you ever felt like the promises of God are for everyone but you? I was reading in the Psalm this morning and came across Psalm 77, that stilled my hand from turning the page. It was as if David had transcribed the very thoughts and struggles I had in my own mind after my […]
How Lent and A Stormy Day Expose Your Heart
Lent, It’s been on my mind the last few days as I have begun a (She Reads Truth )Bible study, from the book of Isaiah. As the Lord has been turning my heart from things of this world toward things of Him, it causes me to rethink even the changing of seasons and how they […]
Do You Ever Feel Like God Has Forgotten You?
The countdown has begun. Not that I am actually counting, but I know that it’s less than a week to the one year anniversary of Alan going home and his birthday the following day. That and another family heartache has been weighing heavily on my mind. I stumbled down the stairs this morning made my […]