I am not naturally a patient person. I’m a fast walker, a quick reader. It’s hard for me to take things slow. This is not always to my advantage, so I’m trying to find ways to practice patience. To see the benefit in sometimes taking the long route rather than the shortcut. I made chocolate … [Read more...] about Waiting Patiently
September often brings with it a feeling of melancholy for me. Despite the cozy feels and the beauty of the fall leaves and the urge to be in the kitchen baking, the melancholy still comes. I think a lot of people deal with this shift in mood when summer closes. The amount of sun to enjoy gets … [Read more...] about How Long Will You Forget Me?
When I was a young girl, still sleeping across the hall from my parents, I had a love affair with my Bible. Every night under the dim light of my clip-on bed lamp I read from my NLT with the black leather cover and the silk ribbon down the middle. I underlined and highlighted and scribbled in the … [Read more...] about Search Me Lord
On most days when 4 o’clock rolls around you will find me in the same place — in my kitchen making supper. I begin the chopping and sautéing and set the table. I call the boys in from the backyard and wash the dirt from underneath their little fingernails. Then the four of us gather around the table … [Read more...] about A Servant’s Heart
Last week I tried something that I’ve been wanting to do for a while — I took a break from checking my Instagram feed. If you are at all familiar with this social media platform you know a lot can happen in an Instagram week — there’s videos and pictures and messages to see, and everything changes … [Read more...] about Feasting On God
“When we truly believe what we profess, we are set to act as if it were true.” - Dallas Willard One night last summer my husband and I were returning from a sail with two of our friends. The sun had set, and by the time we pulled into the cove we looked up to see the stars twinkling like … [Read more...] about All That I Need