Monthly Archives: May 2012

Storms of Praise

I have seen some amazing, powerful storms in my life.  Thunderheads that threaten to remove the very mountaintops they hang over. Prairie storms that you can see for miles before they actually arrive with all of their rain and lightning to … Continue reading

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Courageous in all things

Mrs. Reilly was the 2nd grade teacher for my sons.  She was vivacious, enthusiastic, and the students loved her.  As the mother of 4 boys she understood the wiggling rambunctiousness that comes from little boys.  She planned exciting lessons and always … Continue reading

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Stories

Yesterday I sat with a friend and we shared stories about our families.  You know the stories, the ones that might be told around the table at a family gathering.  It might start out, “Do you remember the time…”  or … Continue reading

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Thistles

Now that the weather is warmer plants are growing all over my family farm.  I love the wild flox, mustard and clover growing; the way it scents the air as I step outside.  It fills both my lungs and spirit … Continue reading

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Wisdom and Life

As I have mentioned before, I read a proverb each day as part of my quiet time.   Today is chapter 9, which compares Wisdom and Folly. “Wisdom has built her house;” hewing it out of seven pillars (Proverbs 9:1).  Why … Continue reading

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