Encouragement, Faith

A Rainy, Sunny Day {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

The sky seemed mixed up today.  Rain. Sun. Raining while sunny.  A strange, beautiful, wonderful mix. Life seems like that.  Some days, the weeping rain.  Other days, the joy of sunshine.  And some days, a mix of  the scattered clouds of uncertainties, the raining tears, and the smiles of sunshine after the rain. And the… Continue reading A Rainy, Sunny Day {Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge}

Encouragement, Family, Following Jesus

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

It's the first anniversary since my Mom entered into her new life beyond this world.  Today I remember her life and her journey and the gift of our time together.  Life! The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still… Continue reading The Anniversary of New Life { Finding Life :: A 30-Day Challenge }

Encouragement, Friendships, Life Decisions, Listening to God, loving others

Friendships {What Really Matters}

A friend and I found ourselves sitting at a funeral home -- bearing witness to the life of a dear friend who was gone way before her time.  And how do you hold on to the family and help them bear the burden  of such a great loss when your own heart is broken and… Continue reading Friendships {What Really Matters}

Encouragement, Following Jesus, Life

Joy Comes in the Morning

"Weeping may endure for a night,  but joy comes in the morning." Psalm 30:5  (NKJV)  I wanted you to know that it's true !  It's pretty certain we will have trouble in our lives and it's pretty certain there will be weeping ...but joy really does come!   Ironically, I could have also entitled this post, "Joy… Continue reading Joy Comes in the Morning