The Face of Love

I started my week with a Devotional and this Quiet Scripture reading, little guessing how similar these words would echo the final chapters for our study at Michele Morin's site: Living Our Days for C.S. Lewis' myth retold, Till We Have Faces.  "This day I call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against you that … Continue reading The Face of Love

Die Before You Die

Today marks the 100th post I've written for this blog! Wow, I feel like I should be celebrating. When I obeyed the prompting of Jesus to write out my thoughts on living this Journey with Rheumatoid Arthritis, I little knew the adventures He had planned for me.  Opening my heart to post the trials and … Continue reading Die Before You Die

Unlocking the Heart

When my last post had wordssimmering under the heat of ice melt,I thought my heart was meltingin the stillness also.But the beginning of the ice meltis only, well, the beginning.And the cold has returned to our WisconsinLake town.But what about my heart? Is this only the beginningfor the ice melt there as well?Today is Week 8 … Continue reading Unlocking the Heart

Surprised by Love

Have you ever felt your heartwhisked away into a surprisingand mysterious Love?This is week 7 for the Book Study over at Michele Morin's site: Living Our Days, as she has invited us to join in for the discussion of C.S. Lewis' "Till We Have Faces." I must admit that after last week's (click here for my … Continue reading Surprised by Love

Love or Self?

February, the month of LOVE, and I could easily rush through it all. Think that I've been here, done that, the years have proven timeless for me, and Love becomes easy and same, day after day.But here it is, week 5 in this online book study of C.S. Lewis' Till We Have Faces, and my … Continue reading Love or Self?

ETERNITY In Our Hearts and In Our Eyes

I will never forget that day.My Mother had passed into eternityjust days before.I was sitting on the deck at my brother's house, her last earthly home,in the middle of a wind storm.The trees were swaying so hardI thought they might comedown to touch me.  And in the middle of the roaring,I was suddenly aware that something … Continue reading ETERNITY In Our Hearts and In Our Eyes

Breath of God

My breath is taken away by the beauty of my Lord's earth. The way the sun can swiftly break through on a foggy, gray day. Or the way the ice crackles and shifts after a January thawing. And my heart, that felt so hard only moments ago, is just as swiftly thawed into a tenderness … Continue reading Breath of God

The Holiness of Grace

Some days breakfast with your devotions is a great idea. Other days, not so much.  Especially if the devotions you are reading are on your tablet, and the phone rings, and your oatmeal . . . well, you get the picture. Thankfully my keyboard has dried out enough that only a couple keys still remain … Continue reading The Holiness of Grace