grieving through Christmas

I am shockingly breaking with my theme of “Praising Hymn through Christmas Carols of the Ages” today, for I feel lead to share this with you.  May what He has stirred up in my heart touch yours as His love flows through these words. xo Christmas became a hard season for me with the unexpectedContinue reading “grieving through Christmas”

when mothering hurts

I have not always had the relationship I enjoy now with my mom.  We have both had to work hard at forgiving one another & leaving the past behind to enjoy our current relationship. She is  a treasure i continue to enjoy getting to know better. 🙂 Nor has being a mother always been smooth sailing.Continue reading “when mothering hurts”

when words fail

Hearing about how Christians are being persecuted, tortured & killed for their faith hurts. For we are one body, one bride, one church in Jesus. And when one part of the body hurts, the whole body feels the pain. Sure, those closest to that part may feel it more intensely, but when the part isContinue reading “when words fail”

when the world & heaven collide…Herod

There was once a king. Not born a king, but appointed. A very paranoid king, he wiped out all opposition to his throne, real or perceived: at least one wife, one son, a few other relations. He was known as the butcher in some circles. His name? Herod. image from the Nativity Story Not toContinue reading “when the world & heaven collide…Herod”