Encouragement, God's Love, Jesus

A Dance of Love and a Diamond Ring

This is a glimpse into a love story that began before time itself.  A love so deep and so wide that I think it will take the rest of my life to tell it all. Today's story begins with a dance of love from reflections one morning on Damon Pond in Massachusetts,  August 16, 2017… Continue reading A Dance of Love and a Diamond Ring

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Encouragement, Faith, Family, God's Love, Jesus

Survivors and Sundays { Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge }

  My brother  posted this on Facebook ... "The first Sunday in June is National Cancer Survivors' Day. That's me." That's me too!   It's been almost 4 years since my thyroid cancer was removed.  We're both survivors. Today  we celebrate Life with thousands of others and thank God for His healing grace.  Life.  … Continue reading Survivors and Sundays { Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge }

Encouragement, Following Jesus, Life

All That Really Matters

So many things happen along this road we call "life"  --some great  and some not-so-great -- but one song keeps singing over and over in my head and it seems -- at the end of the day --  this is  all that really matters. Only  "One Thing Remains" ... Jesus. Loves. Me. His love for… Continue reading All That Really Matters

Encouragement, Family, Life

God allowed the call, the Holy Spirit sent a text, and Jesus knocked on the back door …

"I'm anxious and overwhelmed!"  was the call this morning -- in tearful conversation --  and what's this  mama to do when the state of things is overwhelming and the reality is that we're states apart -- too many to jump in my van and get there fast enough ! My heart begins to pray. My… Continue reading God allowed the call, the Holy Spirit sent a text, and Jesus knocked on the back door …

Encouragement, Following Jesus, Life

Fear

It all started so innocently.  My husband and I volunteered to help out in our children's ministry at our new church -- you know, get to know the kids and their parents and feel like you're contributing to the sanity break that all teachers of children need from time to time!  I used to work… Continue reading Fear