Take me away…

Take me away, a secret place A sweet escape, take me away Take me away to better days Take me away, a hiding place – Natasha Bedingfield, Pocket Full Of Sunshine My heart started crying out this song to my Abba these past few days. When life gets tough, my first reaction is instinctively toContinue reading “Take me away…”

when it’s hard to believe for the best

Yesterday was a day filled with highs and lows, from which I am still both in shock and filled with praise as i process it all. It is hard seeing your child reeling with hurt. One of mine is struggling to show honor in a placement where she has been discouraged and put down byContinue reading “when it’s hard to believe for the best”

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 speakContinue reading “call on His name”

wrapping Words

I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you. John 14:18 12 short words. Unwrapping His promise. Encompassing the Father’s heart, the Present of Jesus, the Presence of Holy Spirit. God initiated. God with us. Embraced into His family. Present, wherever we are. Spoken by God to us. Wrap His words aroundContinue reading “wrapping Words”

snapshots along the way: broken to Passover

1 Then Pilate took Jesus and flogged him. 2 And the soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head and arrayed him in a purple robe.3 They came up to him, saying, “Hail, King of the Jews!” and struck him with their hands. 4 Pilate went out again and said to them, “See,Continue reading “snapshots along the way: broken to Passover”

when your knight comes to your rescue

I have a confession to make. I am a huge believer in romance. I love to read classic, well written tales of how two people fall in love. I love to watch it play out in front of me on the big screen. I don’t believe I am alone, for who doesn’t want to meetContinue reading “when your knight comes to your rescue”