Tiny Practice: Catch a Sunset

A tiny practice to build an appreciation in all of the glory of God around you….catch a sunset. I try to always look out my window about 15 minutes before the time of sunset. I can tell if the sunset will be a good one. Some of the best sunsets happen with lots of cloudsContinue reading “Tiny Practice: Catch a Sunset”

Dancing…

You have turned my mourning into joyful dancing. You have taken away my clothes of mourning and clothed me with joy, that I might sing praises to you and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give you thanks forever! Psalm 30:11-12 Some years ago at my daughter’s wedding coming off the danceContinue reading “Dancing…”

Here I am, Lord

I, the Lord of sea and sky,I have heard my people cry.All who dwell in dark and sinMy hand will save. I who made the stars of night,I will make their darkness bright.Who will bear my light to them?Whom shall I send? Here I am, Lord. Is it I, Lord?I have heard you calling inContinue reading “Here I am, Lord”

“Worth the Struggle”

We also boast in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us. Romans 5: 3-4   I admit grappling endlessly with this year’s Lenten Blog theme andContinue reading ““Worth the Struggle””

For the Book

If you keep a journal it must be a beautiful book you return to as I was doing this morning   having put chores aside for my daily entry when to my amazement my number two pencil caught fire   that seared up my fingers, my arm to my elbow and onto my shoulder whereContinue reading “For the Book”

Always remember…

Sometimes the voices in our heads need to be quieted and even dismissed altogether.  I have struggled with this all of my life and have learned the power and strength of saying to the voices that tell me things that aren’t true, “You’re dismissed now.  I am terminating you.  I am replacing you with otherContinue reading “Always remember…”

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