Remember: A Mama’s Memories

    We have a favorite story that usually gets shared at least once a year in our family gatherings. Even though our children were all young when it happened, (in fact our daughter wasn't even born yet,) each one could probably repeat the story verbatim now, since they've heard it throughout their growing-up years. … Continue reading Remember: A Mama’s Memories

Simple Woman’s Daybook June 2018

For Today June 5, 2018: I am joining in with the lovely group over at The Simple Woman, for her monthly link-up. Looking out my window   After a long winter, and an even longer spring, the gift of summer-like blue skies and green trees is feeding my thirsty soul with life from above.   … Continue reading Simple Woman’s Daybook June 2018

Forgiveness: The Return of the Elder Son

    Have you asked the Lord for a friend who could come alongside you as you pray for loved ones?  Have you felt the alone-ness that comes when your church body has grown weary of hearing you request prayer for your wandering ones again?   I have felt those cries when my children were … Continue reading Forgiveness: The Return of the Elder Son

His Ways Are So High

Just when we thought spring was finally on its way, our tricky Midwestern weather decided it needed another backwards dance with ice and snow.   My heart can sometimes feel that backwards pull.  Maybe yours does also?   After decades of praying for relief for my husband's chronic knee injury, when the actual surgery for … Continue reading His Ways Are So High

Simple Woman’s Daybook April 2018

One of the first blog link-ups that I remember reading, long before I ever thought of writing at my own blogsite, was "The Simple Woman's Daybook."  I was so intrigued by the thought of women sharing moments from their day with each other, bringing touches of beauty into each other's lives.  But I've never thought … Continue reading Simple Woman’s Daybook April 2018

A Hiding Place

It was late in the day before I could flip the calendar for that day's Scripture. But when I saw the verse, my heart felt a sweet stirring from the Lord as I realized that only God could have brought about such perfect timing:   Psalm 32:7   Six years ago this week our oldest … Continue reading A Hiding Place