The Song of the Father

      Over 20 years ago I had a dream that is still crystal clear in my mind today. In the dream, I was carrying a baby, and walking through a church parking lot. Standing under the awning at the Church's entrance was an older man who was singing this song:   I will … Continue reading The Song of the Father

Is Your Song Waning?

Last week my husband and I took a short drive to our favorite spot on the lake to test out my new wheelchair on the short paved path there. Tears came as he pushed me past the late-season wildflowers.  I've not been able to get outside on that path all summer, and it felt so … Continue reading Is Your Song Waning?

Compassion Never Failing

  If you follow me on Instagram then you would have seen this great blessing that came to me this week:     The Lord overwhelmed me with the gift of a new wheelchair through a dear friend! And then another friend mailed me the beautiful mug that expressed my cup-of-joy heart overflowing with gratitude … Continue reading Compassion Never Failing

Marvelous & Terrific

    Pain terrific falls I cry out from drowning, "Come Marvelous Savior!"   From terrific waves Pain washes my soul and I Find marvelous birth --bg   After a weekend of intense pain flares, these word prompts of "Marvelous & Terrific" for the #HaikuChallenge offered at Ronovan Writes struck my heart so deeply. The … Continue reading Marvelous & Terrific

The Longings of God

    As my days have been stilled, often I am set to thinking of the days gone before. The days were so different than now, overflowing with fullness and schedules and laughter and work.   So many comings and goings. . . intense relationships begun and then pulled away, for reasons too numerous to … Continue reading The Longings of God

August Simple Woman’s Daybook

For today, August 6, 2019 I am joining in with Peggy Hostetler of The Simple Woman’s Daybook, who has provided the template for this glimpse into our days. Her link is live throughout the month for anyone who wants to participate. Come along with me as I journey through my moments, looking for traces of … Continue reading August Simple Woman’s Daybook

Grounding and Nourishing

Always it’s the ground that draws my heart to reflect on growing. The sky calls to my dreams, but it’s the soil that brings me back to the parables that Jesus spoke, to the sheep and their grazing, to the rains falling on the dry ground.   One of my newer yet old forms of … Continue reading Grounding and Nourishing

A gift of waiting part 2

  The days of waiting continue.   The burdens for those I love grow heavier. The withdrawal from the Prednisone grows harder to bear in my body. And the cry for "Mercy, Lord Jesus!" echoes in my heart today with these simple words.     Thick rustles cover song almost breathing but tendril was sweet … Continue reading A gift of waiting part 2