As I prepare for an upcoming women's retreat for next weekend, I thought I would share the word the Holy Spirit is whispering into my heart, this morning. The same fear that keeps you "safe" also keeps you from entering the promised land. Israel could not enter the promise land because they were determined to hold on … Continue reading Facing Forward
I’ve always liked small things. Itty bitty containers. Pocket-sized purses. Tiny tea cups. These days, my life is filled with meetings and marketing during the day and three sets of tiny hands at night. The tiny containers have exceeded their capacity. They are no longer useful. And I am no longer satisfied. You see the … Continue reading No Boxes Included
I have lost the center stone in my wedding ring twice. This time, I fully expected the jeweler to repair it. Three weeks later, the jeweler called and told me the ring was could not be fixed. This ring my husband gave me after a very difficult first five years of marriage. ...This ring that … Continue reading Repaired or Replaced?
I have a thing for real Christmas trees. Always have. For me…it makes Christmas, well real… The other day as I was sitting quietly in my living room I was struck by this question: Is your tree alive? The question was almost silly. "Of course it is! My tree is big and gorgeous and green. … Continue reading Dead or Alive?
There are times in life when hope is in question. It is misplaced. Abandoned. Down right Missing In Action. In those times, we have a choice to make… We will either run to Him or Run away from Him. One of my new favorite stories in scripture is of Mary and Martha (John 11). Lazarus, … Continue reading Hope M.I.A.
Recently on a trip Colorado, I decided to drive the short distance from Denver to Boulder. I had the perfect plan. I would find a little café, get a coffee and lunch , go on a hike, then find the a walking trail with an amazing view to have a picnic and much needed quiet … Continue reading Lions and Mountains and Thin Air..Oh My!
If I had my choice between the ocean or the mountains...I would choose both. I'd like to find a place that is equal driving distance. Because, let's face it, sometimes I feel like hiking up the mountain and sometimes I'm just not that interested in working up a sweat! Lately, I've been working out my … Continue reading Come Ahead!