Love Deeply

"Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels but have not love, I have become sounding brass or a clanging cymbal." 1Corinthians 13:1 I'm sure we have all come across people that have knowledge and they even act upon that knowledge. They help the needy and the poor. They know the laws… Continue reading Love Deeply

When The Almighty Hides Us

"He who dwells in the secret place of the Most HighShall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress;My God, in Him I will trust.” Psalm 91:1 I read a story from Corrie Ten Boom in her book, A Prisoner And Yet. Corrie tells about her experience of… Continue reading When The Almighty Hides Us

Building Houses

The wise woman builds her house, but the foolish tears it down with her own hands. Proverbs 14:1 Wisdom builds a house. By understanding this house is brought forth from obscurity, it becomes known as a home. An established place made of comforts. A place to rest and heal when sick. A warm space for… Continue reading Building Houses

Focused VS. Simplified

In answer to a search for a simpler lifestyle, I have found focusing the Christian life, not simplifying it to be key.Jean Fleming - Between Walden and the Whirlwind I have to admit in some ways I love minimalist, simplicity, eating farm to table, the capsule wardrobe. There is a classic elegance, a graceful way… Continue reading Focused VS. Simplified

Whatever Things Are True

Because there are still truths that in spite of being pushed into the darkness eventually come to light. There are people that tell the truth even when it makes them look bad or not as smart as someone else. Isn't this a space of beauty in the inner person, in the motivation of the heart.… Continue reading Whatever Things Are True

You Are Beloved

First and foremost is God's love for us. If I can live, work, rest, create, love others, essentially do all I do from this center of knowledge -that I am a beloved child of God; I believe then I will realize and fulfill all that God so lovingly and carefully created me for. I know… Continue reading You Are Beloved

The Storied Home

It reminded me that God wants us to enjoy His creation, and that we can have a part in “creating” by “breathing” life into the raw materials He’s given us to work with. Her words were a reminder of why I do what I do. I hope the things I enjoy, like gardening, writing, or… Continue reading The Storied Home

This Is My Father’s World

Photo by Geran de Klerk on Unsplash He reveals deep and hidden things;    he knows what lies in darkness,    and light dwells with him. Daniel 2:22 I used to run early in the morning. For the most part my mind would focus on breathing but sometimes my mind would conjure up some horrific images of what could happen to me on… Continue reading This Is My Father’s World

Living Fully Beloved

Beloved, you do faithfully whatever you do for the brethren and for strangers. 3 John 1:5 We went for a short vacation to Montana. Where we stayed was surrounded by mountains. Sitting outside, the wind blew a chill June breeze that reminded me summer has not yet arrived here in Montana. I could see snow… Continue reading Living Fully Beloved

Seeing God’s Goodness in the Land of the Living.

I would have lost heart, unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of God in the land of the living. Psalm 27:13 A man suffering with some kind of infirmity, probably paralyzed or lame, lay beside the pool of Bethesda. Did he echo David the Psalmist as he laid there watching the… Continue reading Seeing God’s Goodness in the Land of the Living.