It’s well past midnight, and sleep is elusive. I’ve come to embrace these hours when the Holy Spirit places someone on my heart, and we commune together as I pray for that person or situation. Sometimes I write in my prayer journal things that are only shared by myself and God alone. A good book … [Read more...] about Roxie, 64, Retired
Sometimes, it's hard to believe that God even sees us. At least it is for me, and I am certain I'm not alone in this. After all, we are so small and insignificant in comparison to the sovereign creator of the universe. Why would He pay any attention to us? Who am I to expect that God would bother … [Read more...] about He Sees The Sparrow
One of the things I like most about our having moved "a bit more country" is watching our kids explore nature in their own backyard. Recently, my husband took our kids through the process of making maple syrup. It started last fall with lots of research and a hike through the woods to mark the … [Read more...] about Sweetness to Come
You didn't want heaven without us So Jesus, You brought heaven down My sin was great, Your love was greater What could separate us now? Death could not hold You, the veil tore before You You silenced the boast, of sin and grave The heavens are roaring, the praise of Your glory For You are … [Read more...] about What a Beautiful Name
I could hold on I could hold on to who I am and never let You Change me from the inside And I could be safe I could be safe here in Your arms and never leave home Never let these walls down But You have called me higher You have called me deeper And I'll go where You will lead me Lord ~ All … [Read more...] about Higher and Deeper or Trivial and Superficial?
"Mommy, I love you more than the history of the whole universe." This is what my six year old daughter told me as I gave her a bedtime snuggle recently. Obviously, I can't really quantify her love from these words but I know it is the deepest biggest love she can express. I have replayed her … [Read more...] about When Love is Never Second Best