Treasures from the Sands

When the season of Lent coincides with my own season of pain, there can seem to be nothing left that I might offer to the ONE who bore so much for me. The questions came at me one morning this week as I felt the weight of my weaknesses bearing down once more. The answer … Continue reading Treasures from the Sands

Simple Woman’s Daybook March 2019

  For Today, March 11, 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 Simple Woman’s Daybook March 2019

From the Corner

This past week God brought another old song to my memory, and had me revisit an old post from August of 2016. You can read it by clicking here   In that post, I talked about being a corner-sitter. How I've always been a corner-sitter, "I’ve a confession to make. I am a corner-sitter. Have … Continue reading From the Corner

Stop and Smell the Flowers

https://youtu.be/_PkDusBOdR0   Fifteen years ago this spring I heard this song for the first time on Christian radio. There were so many good thoughts contained within the song, but this one phrase is what seemed to burn in my heart: "take us to the throne room, in the city of our God" We had just … Continue reading Stop and Smell the Flowers

Singing His Glory

  My heart is flowing with thanksgiving for all of the prayers offered for me as I was shut in with the after-effects of last week's infusion. I am so grateful for the time that He gave to call me deeper into His heart. While the physical effects were heavy, the soul effects were heavier, … Continue reading Singing His Glory

Our Compassionate Father

When I heard God whisper the word "compassion" during the closing months of last year, I knew that a surrender was being called forth.  I had remembered that the root words for compassion mean to "suffer with." And so I sat down with His Spirit to ask what He meant . . . Well, actually … Continue reading Our Compassionate Father

Questions & Answers, Poetry Prompt

  "A Wisdom Higher" what can I say when questions cover the pain and answers elude me   who carries me then over roads marred by shame with questions not answered   a wisdom higher answers dark with shining as my questions unfurl   His mercy answers speaks a question to my heart will you … Continue reading Questions & Answers, Poetry Prompt

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