Tag Archives: listening

Finches

My paternal grandmother was the oldest of four surviving children; three girls, one boy. She grew up in Wisconsin on a farm just down the road from her grandparents. She was gentle spirited, wise, selfless, and absolutely loved. Gram had … Continue reading

Posted in maturing in Christ, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Listen to my love

Every day my hubby and I drive into work together. Throughout the half-hour ride we listen to the radio and he makes up lyrics to the music to flirt with me. I once asked him why he does this and … Continue reading

Posted in maturing in Christ, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

When it doesn’t stop

Some days life seems like a straight, flat open road, one just asking for windows down, radio up, and letting the simple things take over. Other days, whew, other days are like trying to drive on square wheels. Every bump, … Continue reading

Posted in growing pains, maturing in Christ, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Subtlety

And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness. God call the light “day” and the darkness he called “night.” And there was … Continue reading

Posted in maturing in Christ, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

First and ten

I grew up in a family that spent a lot of time around the football (American) field. My dad was a high school coach; my earliest memories are of climbing around on the bleachers during the games. I attended almost … Continue reading

Posted in maturing in Christ, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tracking

We have two dogs, Jack and Sam, six month old Great Pyrenees/ Labrador mix puppies. They are wonderful, loyal, energetic, and occasionally frustrating. We have an electric fence up to keep the goats out of the corn fields. The past … Continue reading

Posted in maturing in Christ, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Speakers

Growing up, my parents listened to the oldies station which played 50s, 60s, and early 70s music. The volume would increase depending on the song playing and a lot of singing occurred as we went about our tasks. As I … Continue reading

Posted in maturing in Christ, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ants in the mind

I have been very antsy this week. Knitting, reading, sewing, mending clothes, cutting the lawn, doing dishes, washing laundry, cleaning, preparing, working; none of this is satisfying my spirit. Normally, I would find myself feeling proud of the completion and … Continue reading

Posted in maturing in Christ, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

And …ACTION!

One of the verses I see posted a lot is Jeremiah 29:11, For I know the plans I have for you declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and … Continue reading

Posted in maturing in Christ, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Make me an instrument

I had a conversation today with a woman who was very upset about things not working as she planned. I listened to her vent and I acknowledged her feelings, even agreeing that they were valid. As we discussed resolutions for … Continue reading

Posted in maturing in Christ, reflections, Walking by Faith and not by sight | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment