A Cry from the Desert

I wasn't expecting to take a Blogging Break.  I thought that a slowed down schedule was sufficient to bring me to a place of being able to hear the words of my Lord. But when He gave me the words for my last post several weeks ago, and told me to "Breathe," I heard Him … Continue reading A Cry from the Desert


There it was again, that old familiar wake-up call: a wave of nausea followed by a jolt of pain and then the rush of anxiety.  This journey through RA/Fibromyalgia has left me well acquainted with the Night Watches of Anxiety.  But this time, a word followed closely on the heels of the normal rush: HANDS, … Continue reading Hands

Rest for the Restless

I am slowly learning to recognizethe signalsmy body tries to send out to me. These restless nights,when my soul is so hungry for rest,Is there a message that I am missing?Since the RA/Fibromyalgia journeyset in,I can no longer just push my way throughthose signals.The restless nights will grow longer,the pain will intensify, and the fog of … Continue reading Rest for the Restless

Morning Glory

Morning Glory -- Glory of the MorningMy prayer this morning, from Suzie Eller's book, "Come With Me" "Jesus, thank you that I am your beloved disciple. As I sit at your feet, teach me. Let your words spring to life inside of me and take root. May I live what I believe in greater measure as I … Continue reading Morning Glory

We Are God’s Garden

 Another corner of my garden--God's Garden--where He asks me to sit awhileAnd listen I've been pondering the pictures that my Counselor painted for me last week.  It was a word picture to help explain why my stamina has gone into hiding: What if I could picture my energy and stamina as being contained in one … Continue reading We Are God’s Garden

At His Feet

She wasted it allThis woman who sat at the feet of JesusWho suffered the rebuke of her sister for leaving duties undoneThis same one would be called Beautifulbecause of what Jesus saw in her Act of WorshipPouring our her costly perfumeJust for HimLast week, as I read a beautiful post, "God's Treasures in Clay Vessels" from … Continue reading At His Feet