Easter, Encouragement, Faith, Following Jesus, God's Love, Jesus, Lent

Dying Breath { A Journey Through the Season of Lent }

I semi-slept in the recliner near my mom's bed--not knowing it would be her last night on planet earth.   When my children were little, I often teased that a mama sleeps with one eye open ...one eye on the baby and one eye on sleep. Life had made a U-turn.  It was time for… Continue reading Dying Breath { A Journey Through the Season of Lent }

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Easter, Encouragement, Faith, God's Love, Jesus, Lent

Bankrupt …{A Journey Through the Season of Lent ~ Week 6}

Who knew it could happen to us?  Seriously!  Weren't we  following God's lead  to sell our home in a beautiful, rural setting in Connecticut -- a landscape of lakes and rivers, with the sound of ocean waves  crashing on a rocky coastline within an hour's drive -- to move into an under-resourced, poor neighborhood in… Continue reading Bankrupt …{A Journey Through the Season of Lent ~ Week 6}

Easter, Encouragement, Following Jesus

Give Way { A Journey Through the Season of Lent ~ Week 2 }

It came out of my mouth half  jokingly --"This Lenten season is going to be the death of me!"  And maybe that's exactly what it's supposed to be.  Maybe that's what Paul, a man ironically chained for the gospel of Jesus, meant when he freely expressed these words through the power of the Holy Spirit… Continue reading Give Way { A Journey Through the Season of Lent ~ Week 2 }