Encouragement, Enjoying God's Presence, Holy Spirit

From Sandy Shores to City Sidewalks ~ Finding Peace in the Moments

Walking barefoot along the sandy shores of a beautiful ocean is one of my  favorite things in all the world to do.  This year I had an unusual gift of being able to do that for 14 plus days in a row.  Life-giving! Finding heart shaped shells and rocks along the way, talking things out… Continue reading From Sandy Shores to City Sidewalks ~ Finding Peace in the Moments

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Christmas, Encouragement, Enjoying God's Presence

Firstborn :: First Love {Advent ~ Week 3}

I woke up one morning last week remembering a weird dream I had during the night.  There were two dreams with different people involved but the same thread running through both ...I was looking for love in all the wrong places and flirting with other men ...thankfully, men I didn't know in dream world or… Continue reading Firstborn :: First Love {Advent ~ Week 3}

Encouragement, Enjoying God's Presence

Mystery {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

I'm learning to be more intentional about looking at my surroundings.  What do I see?  What do I hear? Where is God in any of this? What is my response to all I see and hear?   Who are the people in the story today?  What am I supposed to learn?   What am I… Continue reading Mystery {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

Encouragement, Enjoying God's Presence, Following Jesus

The Path of Life {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

During my college days, my sister encouraged me to find a life's verse in God's word...a verse to hold on to that would be an anchor for the days ahead.  Psalm 16:11 became the frame in which the situations of life could be captured and viewed. #WalkingitoutwithJesus has taken me down many paths in the last… Continue reading The Path of Life {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

Encouragement, Enjoying God's Presence, God's Love, Holy Spirit

A Weekend Blessing {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

May you find life in your weekend  wanderings.  May you hear the Holy Spirit when He whispers to stop along the way to notice the wonders He has waiting for you. May God grant you the ability to see His image in those you may encounter and give  you the courage to  embrace the  life they are meant… Continue reading A Weekend Blessing {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

Encouragement, Enjoying God's Presence, Jesus, Life, Listening to God

Simple Joys {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

My days are often viewed through the lens of my Samsung cell-phone camera.  Pictures document the moments lived and experienced.   Today was full of simple joys.  Noticing.  Documenting.  Photographing.  Enjoying life as it is presented in the moment.  God's gracious gifts throughout the day... "You've been given a gift, this profound connection to everything.… Continue reading Simple Joys {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

Encouragement, Enjoying God's Presence, Following Jesus, God's Love, Holy Spirit, Jesus, Life

The Sky’s the Limit {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

A few weeks ago my sister sent me a care package.  She's tracking my heart these days.  As the oldest, I think that's her job but she seems to be okay with that.  Life! The package contained a calendar that started with the month of June,  a word search book with Bible verses about peace,… Continue reading The Sky’s the Limit {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}