Sometimes, Heaven

Sometimes, Heaven is right under your feet – shoes off, velveteen blades caressing your sole – soul. Sometimes, Heaven hides behind your furrowed brow – waiting – for the right moment to crawl down your cheek in a single tear into the light of day. Sometimes, Heaven floats on the gentle currents above – thatContinue reading “Sometimes, Heaven”

Sustenance

Weather not always balmy obstacles appear amid swirling wind and storms former experiences illumine strong ropes: faith, hope, love Biblical passages apply over centuries these guide provide balance become sources of courage and strength when mountains overwhelm grasp ropes tightly     I Corinthians 13 “ And now these three remain: faith, hope, love. ButContinue reading “Sustenance”

A Prayer Board

My current prayer board in my home office is crowded, jammed, overflowing, packed, and crammed, but it is not filled.  Each week, I update the board and use it in my morning prayers.  Collectively praying for those who need our prayers each day matters.  And it helps me to have a visual prayer list.  WhoContinue reading “A Prayer Board”

Peace Within

“May today there be peace within. May you trust that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith in yourself and others.” This is a story I have carried with me since 1982.  It involves my grandpa at the end of hisContinue reading “Peace Within”

A Musical Sunday Reflection…

On Sundays during Lent, I will share different interpretations of the same song to reflect…this week is the African American Spiritual “Hold On.”   Hold On by DEM Hold On by Bobby McFarrin and Kuumba Singers of Harvard University Hold on by Darlington High School Gospel Choir Shared by Marcie Doll  

The Gift of February

It can be hard to see the gift if the country you’re in is North. It can be hard to see the gift if cold walled you within a fort Of slouching and huddling And turning towards ‘in’ To seek refuge from ‘out’ And bow low in chagrin. It can be hard to see theContinue reading “The Gift of February”

All go to the same place; all come from dust, and to dust all return. Ecclesiastes 3:20

Today is Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent. A Time for Everything There is a time for everything,     and a season for every activity under the heavens: 2 a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, 3 a time to kill and a time to heal, a timeContinue reading “All go to the same place; all come from dust, and to dust all return. Ecclesiastes 3:20”

Make a Trail

Listen for God’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go;  God’s the one who will keep you on track. Proverbs 3:6 All too often we follow the path that others have set for our lives. As we grow up, our peers tell us how we should dress and how we should act. Our parentsContinue reading “Make a Trail”

Path of Life…

  You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand. Psalm 16: 11 NIV ________________________________________________________________________ There are times that I am overwhelmed on the path of life and I always am calmed by music.  Today I am sharing two songsContinue reading “Path of Life…”

Hide and Seek

I spent the Thanksgiving holiday with my family in the country.  I was asked by the children to play Hide and Seek. I was then asked if I wanted to be a Hider or a Seeker.  I chose the Hider role and I hid so well, I wasn’t found.   They gave up looking and surrendered.Continue reading “Hide and Seek”

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