Tag Archives: God

Merry Morn

I have been awake for a couple hours now and find my spirit content, which usually means I begin humming.  Today’s hymn of choice, “What a Friend We Have in Jesus.” I love the verses of this hymn, the simplicity of the … Continue reading

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A vs. The

In the last week my extended and immediate family have faced some serious medical issues and some potentially serious issues. I have spent a lot of time praying and trusting God. It mattered a lot to me, knowing to Whom … Continue reading

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hymns and truths

Tonight I listened to Rich Mullins’ version of All The Way My Savior Leads Me by Fanny Crosby.  I was moved once again to the simple faith of a woman blind since childhood.  Fanny Crosby is credited with over 8,000 … Continue reading

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breathing

As I scrolled through my Facebook feed today I read post after post that mentioned being overwhelmed, having prayer concerns, needing/seeking direction or a hunger for peace in the midst of turmoil. With each post I felt my spirit grow more … Continue reading

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Glorious

I took a walk on our farm this morning. The sun was just coming up, the animals were eating their breakfast and all was glorious and quiet. There are days when sitting in a room with books for quiet reflection … Continue reading

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Still, I will trust

Many of us were shocked and saddened by the events in Connecticut last Friday. As a mother and a teacher my heart was torn again and again by the loss and sorrow expressed by the Newtown community. As a believer, … Continue reading

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Blessings all mine

Great is Thy faithfulness, O God my Father; There is no shadow of turning with Thee, Thou changest not, Thy compassions they fail not, As Thou hast been,Thou forever wilt be. Refrain: Great is Thy faithfulness! Great is Thy faithfulness! … Continue reading

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on apathy, amazing things, and the day to day

Lately, I’ve noticed that I am having trouble engaging. I show up, but am not invested, not wanting to dig in.  I am not sure what started it, but that is the way of apathy, slowly creeping in, like a … Continue reading

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Wilderness Days

This past year has been a time in the desert for me. Sure, I have been blessed with new friendships through different Bible studies, but there are times when I have felt myself wandering alone. At certain places I felt … Continue reading

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