When He Speaks

My heart is overflowingwith Praiseto the Lordwho has granted to mea good report for the biopsies:All are benign, Praise HIM!But at the same time, my bodyis not fully healed yet.The Chronic Illness remains.And my heart aches for friends of mine in deep trials:the friend whose son is newly diagnosed with cancer,the friend whose children face court … Continue reading When He Speaks

Who is Sufficient?

225,000 square feet.  It seemed like an impossibly large building for only 2 people to care for.  But that is just what was asked of us, barely married for 3 months, while my husband attended college. The caretaker/janitor's position opened up at the new church we had begun attending, and with youthful enthusiasm we jumped … Continue reading Who is Sufficient?


The Stillness of the first Snow ushers in the Pause,The Pause of Advent, When waiting hovers all aroundAnd Mystery calls out to me. Yesterday I read the words of Bonnie Gray, The Faith Barista, again, and  remembered my first weeks as a blogger, when she began her #OneWordLent series. Only now, the months have passed, and she invited us … Continue reading Stillness

A Season of Perseverance

Have you explored Biblical Lament?  I must admit, when I first read this phrase recently, I thought it sounded just a bit antiquated, for another era or time.  However, I've been part of an amazing book launch,  Discovering Hope, by Cindee Snider Re ,  (more will be coming on this next week,) and I have … Continue reading A Season of Perseverance


 (In accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising," I was given this book to offer an honest review. All opinions expressed are my own.)   Today is the release date for a great book that I've been reading as part of its Launch … Continue reading Gratitude

Grace upon Grace

"Trials must and will befall,But with humble faith to seeLOVE inscribed upon them all,This is Happiness to me."--W. CowperI think I may have started too many books this summer.  But yet, is that even possible?  In this RA/fibro-fog life, my mind seems to crave more words than normal.  As if filling up the foggy areas … Continue reading Grace upon Grace