SimpleWoman’s Daybook For January

It's been a while since I've joined in for The Simple Woman's Daybook, so you are invited today to come along with me! (This template is offered in participation with TheSimplewoman.blogspot.com) For today January 14, 2019: Looking out my window: Even though we had a smaller accumulation than most of the Midwest in this latest … Continue reading SimpleWoman’s Daybook For January

Sufficient in Christ

God's ways and timings are so far above ours. I was so thankful to share words with Chronic-Joy Ministries at the end of last year. I was not sure of the exact date when they would post my article, but God knew when I would need to listen again to the very words that He … Continue reading Sufficient in Christ

Advent Blessings

I have been so very blessed by all of the prayers, Scriptures, songs, and words of encouragement that have been shared with me this last week. God overwhelmed me in the middle of hard places. Jesus met me with Spirit-led gifts, and they were perfect examples of what Advent is really all about.     … Continue reading Advent Blessings

A Gift of Joy

The disappointment flooded over me, as I heard God calling me to stay put for the day: rest was the name of the game for me. My yearly physical had left my body depleted, and the pain in my hands as they stiffened and tightened into their familiar "paddle" shape, only served to emphasize my … Continue reading A Gift of Joy

Endless Lack or Holy Fullness, Part 2

   This post is not one of my normal writings. This last week has been extremely rough, with trials knocking me flat. And yet, this week has been one of the most beautiful times for me, as moments of GRACE from the hand of my Jesus have slipped in around me all unaware. And I would … Continue reading Endless Lack or Holy Fullness, Part 2

Endless Lack or Holy Fullness?

When the Doctor said "have patience" again, I felt that my life was in Re-run phase.   When the doubts rolled in like November clouds, I saw my heart settling in to the fog.   When the pain flowed in and trickled out, I heard my soul losing the song.   But when Jesus stepped … Continue reading Endless Lack or Holy Fullness?

song in the storm

Song in the Storm Rain flows on the roof Stilling my anxious thoughts from Spinning through the pain Thunder rolls above Lightning flashes my soul from Sleeping in the dark   Spirit wakens me Revealing in the storm from Thanksgiving my song. --bg   At midnight I rise to give you thanks     for your righteous … Continue reading song in the storm

Name above All Names

John 17:1 NIV   Since the middle of August, my daily Bible reading has consisted of one chapter, the same single chapter. Yes, you heard me correctly, and no, I have not just quit my reading after that first day's "chapter-a-day requirement" was finished. 🙂 For years now, I have asked the Lord where He … Continue reading Name above All Names