A Spring Never Failing

    (photo taken at Como Park Conservatory, St. Paul, MN, 2014)   The therapist pushed gently on my back and at the same time rested her hand above my heart.  And I heard the Lord ask me to give Him my heart.  Like Peter, I was hurt by the question. "Lord, you know I … Continue reading A Spring Never Failing

Delighting in Weaknesses

Not long ago a friend and I were pondering the mystery of how Christ opens our hearts to His strength in our weaknesses, how He transforms us in the deepest of places. From that pondering came a story, an allegory from my own past. May Jesus bless you as you read the story of my … Continue reading Delighting in Weaknesses

The Miracle of Mystery

The miracles rise Ever slowly to our eyes Hidden comes alive     Resurrection Morn Sunrise filters glowingly Life has burst its chains --bg       You may remember my post from last month, where I wondered about a mystery Amaryllis, given to me many years ago, and how it had never bloomed, despite … Continue reading The Miracle of Mystery

Treasures from the Sands

When the season of Lent coincides with my own season of pain, there can seem to be nothing left that I might offer to the ONE who bore so much for me. The questions came at me one morning this week as I felt the weight of my weaknesses bearing down once more. The answer … Continue reading Treasures from the Sands

From the Corner

This past week God brought another old song to my memory, and had me revisit an old post from August of 2016. You can read it by clicking here   In that post, I talked about being a corner-sitter. How I've always been a corner-sitter, "I’ve a confession to make. I am a corner-sitter. Have … Continue reading From the Corner

Compassion

Is it possible to be poured out and yet be more full than before? Is there a fire that quenches thirsting? These are questions that have haunted me. The first one was a longing that rested deep in my heart throughout so many years of serving. After giving and giving and serving and serving, I … Continue reading Compassion