The string of lights are removed. The tree comes down and just.like.that. Christmas is over. Only it’s not.
We’ve all been there. Holidays that are meant to be joyful family reunions, but are not quite complete because someone is missing. Maybe that someone is you. Or a loved one who […]
A submission for the Obsessive Writing Challenge — SIN: The weight of it all. The heaviness. The guilt. The consequences. Unavoidable and yet–undeniable. Sin. We step into the shallow water only to […]
“Like a bride Waiting for her groom We’ll be a church Ready for You Every heart longing for our King We sing Even so come Lord Jesus come..” I grew up singing songs […]
Prayer is simple, really. We are the ones who over-complicate it. We assume that we have to get it just right, or that God is more concerned about our vocabulary than He […]
It is an inevitable inevitability. Change. Not always easy. Not always welcome. But definitely in.ev.it.a.ble. The cycle of life has a way of reminding us that even though change can be very […]
Though not often spoken, it is a common question in the back recesses of the human mind. “Can God forgive that?” “Can He forgive me?” He knows what I’ve done. He knows […]
No, I am not getting younger like Benjamin Button. I am definitely getting older, but the child in me still returns when I am around my parents. Please tell me that I’m […]
When I was little, I remember praying and asking God to let me live long enough to know what it was like to be a wife and a mom. Some would say […]
You’ve seen it and felt it–the “calm before the storm”. But that kind of calm can make you anxious. Fearful even, as you wonder what the repercussions will be… It is the […]
Broken. Physically. Emotionally. Spiritually.
I am not a scientist. And all that’s been discovered about DNA is more than my mind can fathom. As a matter of fact, this schoolgirl graduated many moons ago, and I […]
My grandchildren love to play with flashlights, so I make sure they are readily available in a special place that little hands can reach. They are an inexpensive toy that entertain for […]
There is nothing quite like that helpless feeling you get when you watch someone you care about hurting–and you are separated by distance or by circumstance. You can’t wipe their tears or […]
This is for you, my friend. You are many. You are grieving, hurting, struggling, doubting. And you need answers: “Is God listening?” “Does He see?” “Does He care?” “How can I know […]