Upon reading those words, peace seemed to flow down into me, and hope awakened as those words pierced my heart with their undeniable truth. I knew at that moment God was speaking to me through those words. The door of my heart was flung open once again, and light and hope came flooding in.
A few years ago my husband and I took a long evening walk on a trail near our mountain cabin. As we turned back in the dim light, we noticed something rather dark on the trail a distance in front of us, but we couldn’t quite make out what it was. However, when an entire … Continue reading Getting Safely Home
As a young adult, I worked in Seattle right next to where I had grown up. On many afternoons I would step into a little market-deli to get a sandwich or an Italian soda, and each time I walked in, the man behind the counter would smile and ask, "Are you you, or your sister?" … Continue reading What kind of person will I be today?
Life presents itself with many occasions when my own humanness and impatience negates my general desire to be kind. So I have made a resolve to be MORE kind.
There is a male rufous hummingbird that keeps zipping by my head as I sit here trying to read Ephesians 4. The feeder to my left is the one that he has decided is his very own. I’ve been watching him perch in the sumac tree, only to immediately dive-bomb any other hummingbird that gets … Continue reading Lessons from a Hummingbird
Happy 4th of July! Here are 7 quotes that celebrate freedom. God bless America!
The trail wound steeply up the mountain before me. Large rocks created a natural staircase, but I wanted an escalator. Rain the night before had created numerous slippery mud holes on the rare stretch where the trail flattened out. Late summer blossoms dressed the meadows while rocky peaks, adorned in stunning green forests, rose majestically … Continue reading Eightmile Lake
her life. Each step of those 21 miles is a tribute to her son, Kyle, honoring the 21 years of his young life.
As I headed down to the garden to make my repair, I reflected on how the Lord is keenly aware of me and my needs.
This day there was a rather large thunderstorm, and I was sitting by the window watching and waiting for every flash of lightning I could see. I remember also wanting to know if God was real.