A Legacy of Beauty

  Her stories now reside in a bin in my closet. My Grandma Hazel, the Mother of my own Mom, used to point me in the direction of those stories whenever I went to visit her. She knew that after I was finished taking a walk around the farm, I would want to come inside … Continue reading A Legacy of Beauty

The Gardener Sees

This Gardening heart of mine is finding new ways to be satisfied in this Season of Slow. I may have had to change my activities, but I am finding that God still names who I am in the deep places of my heart.Have you heard Him call your name?Have you heard the whisper of "Beloved, follow … Continue reading The Gardener Sees

Shadows in the Stillness

Wow. Sometimes when I look in the mirror, I wonder who it is that stares at me.  When did the eyes sink low, and the grey paint this hair? Do you ever feel that way?The years flow swiftly and my heart has troublekeeping pace.But there is ONE who sees with eyes that are true,and HE would call me … Continue reading Shadows in the Stillness

Sunrise in Vietnam

Sunrise over a small village in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam.How did I get to be in that incredible place?  And why am I telling this story now, in the middle of this RA/Fibromyalgia Season of re-learning my place?Another word-sharing-session with my counselor brought me to the place of remembering.  I told her that I … Continue reading Sunrise in Vietnam