Advent, Christmas, Encouragement

Preparing for Peace {Meditations on the Second Sunday of Advent}

We lit the second Advent candle today ...the Bethlehem Candle.  It lights the way in preparing for the arrival ...the arrival of the Holy house guest -- the Savior, Jesus Christ. Mary and Joseph had very little to call their own as they traveled to Bethlehem.  The law required them to make their way to… Continue reading Preparing for Peace {Meditations on the Second Sunday of Advent}

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Encouragement, God's Love, Jesus, Life

Grand Finale {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

From Baby Feet to Blessings and Meditations to Mysteries ...this has been a wonderful, wild adventure!  30 Days of looking for life under every rock, around every corner, on paths, in the sky above and the trees and flowers below, in faces and conversations with others, and the melodies of love sung over me. There… Continue reading Grand Finale {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

Enjoying God's Presence, Faith

Faith and Fog

It dawned on me one day all the way up in New Hampshire on a foggy morning as I watched my husband kayak on Swanzey Lake ...faith and fog feel an awful lot alike some days.  The way seemed clear the day before but on this day -- this moment -- the path looks strangely dim ...unrecognizable.  Was this the… Continue reading Faith and Fog

Encouragement, God's Love

My Faith Has Found a Resting Place

Debating ...pondering ...dissecting Scripture ..analyzing the Greek for meaning  ...  I may have landed somewhere. I'm simple-minded yet emotionally complex. Knowledge and life experience has  poured into my being over the last 5 decades. I ponder this life and the Creator God and how it is  all woven together in some wild and mysterious fashion.… Continue reading My Faith Has Found a Resting Place