Hear my prayer, Oh Lord,Sustain me today.Whatever I face,I know You are here with me.You will carry meWhen I need carrying,You will lead meWhen I need leading.You will laugh with meWhen I am rejoicingYou will cry with meWhen I am sad.You will hold meWhen I need comforting,And in the darknessYou will be my Light.
This week, in the midst of the coronavirus panic, I would love to share with you a triumphant story; a story of hope lost but found again, a story of sorrow turned to joyful purpose, a story of deep desperation ultimately redeemed with steadfast love. It seems that throughout history, and especially after September 11th,... Continue Reading →
Dear God-Beauty Beloveds 🙂 I have to tell you, I embarrassed myself this week by going out with a big rat in my hair that I failed to get smoothed out, and then wondered why people were looking at me and almost laughing. Seriously! And nobody bothered to tell me I needed to go comb... Continue Reading →
Oh my Goodness I can't wait to dig into this beautiful book and study with my ladies group, beginning Feb 25! This study is all about learning to trust God, I mean REALLY trust God with your life, even through the hard times. We all struggle through tough, trying times, and for most of us... Continue Reading →
Dear Beloved of God, Are you feeling discouraged? Hurt? Unseen? God has a message for you - He, from the very beginning, loved you and planned good things for you. He made you and created you in His very own image, to love, and be loved. And He planned a wonderful purpose for your days... Continue Reading →
When I acquiesced to His specific request, He gave me this significant promise, "I will keep you safe." And for me it was the game changer for our marriage and lives. What I feared greatly has instead become a great blessing! He is my amazing and only God. Trust in Him, go where He is... Continue Reading →
As I stumbled through the ups and downs of my life this week, I needed this reminder that I am yet a work in progress! How about you? Need a little reminder of that unique, wild beauty God had in mind for you?
Well, then these words are for you!
As I walked through my back yard this morning, meditating, and enjoying the lovely Springtime blooms, I came across the tree bearing this colorful flower. I stopped a moment to take in its unique and sort of wild beauty. While studying it, I couldn’t help draw a parallel of this flower’s half bloomed, unique beauty, to the partially bloomed beauty of our lives.
This last month I’ve been doing a group study about letting go of worldly definitions of beauty and feeling free to be the beautiful, wonderfully made individuals God intended us to be. Looking at this beautiful, sort of exotic looking flower this morning, I thought, “this flower represents every one of us – such unique, vibrant qualities, and still in the process of blooming!” But oh my, how beautiful are the budding characteristics! The already bloomed parts that make this unique flower so special, which are weathering…
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Peaceful, Nice Veteran's Day to you all! In reflection today of those in my family, and those from around our Country who have served, and yet serve, and in thinking particularly of the changes that serving can and does make in our troops and their family's lives, I came across this song "Stand With Me"... Continue Reading →
On this 13th Anniversary of September 11th: We, as a people, remember. To all those grieving, all those who lost a beloved Mom, Dad, Wife, Husband, Partner, Daughter, Son, Sister, Brother, Aunt, Uncle, Niece, Nephew, Cousin, friend, co-worker, pet, or acquaintance, 13 years ago in the terrorists’ acts against the United States of America –... Continue Reading →
Grief Has Gripped Me Today: A Note to My FamilyIt has been 20 years since my little Tommy died, but today would have been his 30th birthday.A milestone.It seems it is the milestone days that still grab a hold of me;The anniversary of the accident; his birthdays; His special days. My special days. I think about him on these days... Continue Reading →