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