lasting hope

I am hardwired to be optimistic. It takes a lot to get me down… usually a combination of illness/injury, eating poorly & not sleeping enough. But like you, every day something tries to undermine my hope: I am married to a wonderful man, who tends to be more of an Eeyore in nature, mostly due … More lasting hope

Hello, it’s Me

Like so many of you, I too have been enthralled by Adele’s song Hello. Everyone can relate to feeling disconnected from someone who love, who may not be returning our affection. The passion Adele harnesses as she sings it stirred me so, it brought her revelation that someone this song was really God’s song for … More Hello, it’s Me

comeback timing

When that setback happens in your life, its impact can have you believing there is no hope for a comeback. But that all depends on what you mean by these terms. A set back sets you back from the plan for your life. A come back gets you back on the right track. But what … More comeback timing

where is Home?

A few weeks ago while hubby & I were on a walking date, we got chatting about houses.  I love smaller places then hubby, and he made a comment about how differently we thought about homes.  I replied you are my home, not where we are living. Wherever he is, is home to me. Home … More where is Home?

small nests

I have discovered small quarters can work as an amplifier for those living within them. I prefer a cozy sized home.  For our family of four (plus pets), our home has been perfect for us. A home that wraps about us,and embraces us. We don’t have too much privacy from one another in our about … More small nests

call on His name

The name of the Lord is a strong fortress; the godly run to Him and are safe. Proverbs 18:10 Not only is God Himself our stronghold, our safe refuge, but His very name is a strong fortress! Have you ever faced something so mind-numbing, grief-paralyzing or shockingly painful that the only word you could speak … More call on His name


Resident: noun; a person who lives somewhere permanently or on a long-term basis. Reside: verb; 1. have one’s permanent home in a particular place. 2. be situated. 3. (of power or a right) belong by right to a person or body. Beloved, did you know God wants you to live, to reside with Him always?  … More resident