His Ways Are So High

Just when we thought spring was finally on its way, our tricky Midwestern weather decided it needed another backwards dance with ice and snow.   My heart can sometimes feel that backwards pull.  Maybe yours does also?   After decades of praying for relief for my husband's chronic knee injury, when the actual surgery for … Continue reading His Ways Are So High

The Fountain of Love

    Have you ever felt a moment of time connecting the past and the present?  Almost as if eternity had swept up your time into Christ's life of FOREVER?   I had a moment like that this week, as I came across more of my old journal notes, from 15 or more years ago, … Continue reading The Fountain of Love

Simple Woman’s Daybook April 2018

One of the first blog link-ups that I remember reading, long before I ever thought of writing at my own blogsite, was "The Simple Woman's Daybook."  I was so intrigued by the thought of women sharing moments from their day with each other, bringing touches of beauty into each other's lives.  But I've never thought … Continue reading Simple Woman’s Daybook April 2018

The Inner Views Series by Cheryl Smith

  "The LORD God is my strength, and He will make my feet like hinds' feet, and He will make me to walk upon mine high places." Habakkuk 3:19 NIV   Today I am overwhelmed to have been able to share some of my story, and the ways that God has been so faithful, over … Continue reading The Inner Views Series by Cheryl Smith

Where it all Began

Today I am so honored and blessed to be sharing a guest post from my daughter, Rebecca.  It's amazing when you have walked with your children through the daily joys and trials of life, to find that one day you look around and they are grown up with children of their own!   Where did … Continue reading Where it all Began

A Letter to my Friends

Hello, My Friend, I am so thankful that you asked how I was doing the other day. You see, on many days it’s hard for me to get out, and I really do appreciate your concern. Sometimes when people look at me, it’s hard to tell that anything difficult is going on because much of … Continue reading A Letter to my Friends

A Hiding Place

It was late in the day before I could flip the calendar for that day's Scripture. But when I saw the verse, my heart felt a sweet stirring from the Lord as I realized that only God could have brought about such perfect timing:   Psalm 32:7   Six years ago this week our oldest … Continue reading A Hiding Place

A Lenten Surrender

They made the bronze basin and its bronze stand from the mirrors of the women who served at the entrance to the tent of meeting. Exodus 38:8 NIV     Have you ever read a Scripture, and realized that the words you've seen time after time have never really impacted you?  I felt that shock … Continue reading A Lenten Surrender

He Became Our All in All

          Thirty-two years ago, our family followed God’s leading and moved across the country. We picked up stakes, and together with our young children, left the familiar behind. What we could not see, were the ways that God would use that move to shatter all of our pre-conceived notions of what … Continue reading He Became Our All in All