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 dueContinue reading “lasting hope”

meet with Me

Come, the invitation reads. Meet with Me, the Spirit whispers. Today is unmarked brand new, teeming with possibility like the freshly fallen snow and I want to guide you through it Not from afar but closely beside You I love to listen to the sound of your voice the rhythm of your heartbeat as you beginContinue reading “meet with Me”

pressing in for mercy

This morning I responded snappily to an ongoing stressful situation.  I didn’t pay attention the reminder which flashed into my mind to just listen, but instead instantly reacted. Again. As someone who believes how we use our words can bring life, I am likely harder on myself all the more because I know better &Continue reading “pressing in for mercy”

lonely, so lonely

After losing this piece twice by trying to directly post it to Facebook, I have decided to press through and post it as my blog post for today. It relates to the Christmas story, so I am going to run with it 🙂 I bet Mary & Joseph felt very lonely in their separate situationsContinue reading “lonely, so lonely”

home

…make myself at home in His love. – John 15:10 (MSG) Our true home is calling. Jesus came so we can have life in abundance here on earth, but the source of that life is eternal. God Himself. And once we decide to let Him in, He opens the doors to wonders we can onlyContinue reading “home”