Monthly Archives: November 2013
Keep me settled. Here I stand in The Lord, beloved. My grip opens and the sum of my fear is carried off on thanksgiving’s wings. Thanksgiving for boundless grace, for sanctification amidst unrighteousness, for favor, despite sin dwelling inside. Now … Continue reading
It’s swirling white on a sepia day and the season is still called autumn. Blustery plumes of flakes fall and winter has not yet come. I’m a displaced green girl just looking for a patch of sun.
The source of our deepest joys, the kindle for our raw happy emotions, can be the source of enormous tragedy. Some have pondered walling up, fortifying the heart against incursion. That prospect is isolated madness. Some say the emotion is … Continue reading
If I had some measure of faith I would rise up and soar, stepping off at your door when it pleased me. I may have faith for the leap but not the flight. Could I keep our Lord in my … Continue reading
I awoke in the night like a nursing babe. God whispered, “long for the pure milk of the Word.” 1 Peter 2:2 I puffed my pillow and drifted towards anxiety. God said, “who by being anxious can add one cubit … Continue reading
Not a cure, but good for the soul, to step out of the man-made and into the woods.
When you have a buddy to share joys and fears, belly laughs and tears, encouragement and gain, heartfelt loss and pain, and a desire to edify in all things everlasting and true, God has blessed you.
Twenty eight years ago today, on a Wednesday, I birthed my son. I swaddled and cuddled him until that boy wiggled free. I only knew how to love him, not so much to catch him. Twenty-eight years of loving … Continue reading
There is a narrow path to which we funnel by the twists that shape our life’s road. Our Lord leads down the narrow way, lighting the path with His glory. He faithfully retrieves the lost ones. The path is Grace. … Continue reading