The events of 2020 have certainly attempted to distract us from the Lord. As followers of Christ, what do we do with disappointment, especially when cause for it seems to multiply on a daily basis? All too often we lose perspective and miss an opportunity to deepen our walk with the Lord and grow in faith, wisdom, and real knowledge of Him. Amidst chaos, calamity, and uncertainty in our world, … [Read more...] about What Do We Do With Disappointment?
Here we go! We close a year and open another. Reflect on the past and look to the future. Flip the calendars. Out with the old, in with the new. Endings. New Beginnings. Full of hope. My youngest daughter used to love playing 20 questions. It was always a fun game to help us detect what the other was thinking of. We would play at the end of a day just before bed. This activity helped us grow … [Read more...] about 20 Questions for Personal Growth This Year
T'was on Good Friday long agoMankind bore such heavy weightPlagued by death's most certain blowA full ransom must be paidT'was our debt aloneOnly One could take our placeFor the sin of mortal flesh to atoneAnd this eternal debt eraseNeither sin nor misdeedDid He commit to this meritYet no defense did He speakIn love and obedience He'd bear itThe power was all HisTo take up or lay down His … [Read more...] about GOOD FRIDAY
The Thankfulness Ripple Effect ￼ It’s amazing how thankfulness flows. It only takes one drop in an ocean of reasons to be thankful to start a ripple effect. Thankfulness in one area spreads to thanksgiving in other areas. I confess this post to be an example of such a thankfulness ripple. In expressing thankfulness for my husband, I see so many more things for which to give … [Read more...] about The Thankfulness Ripple Effect
Have you ever thought of communication as a gift? It’s so easy to take things for granted. But I am thankful for the reminder of the precious gift I open every time my daughter Emily and I interact with one another. I hope my experience and thoughts shared here inspire thankfulness for simple things we all too often take for granted. May it also lead to more understanding of deafness and … [Read more...] about The Gift of Communication: How Deafness Opened my Eyes
Today I am inspired To share thankfulness with verse As I notice the setting From which I disperse... Cat curling up in sunbeams Dog stretched out across feet Fireplace glowing by a chair Pondering in cozy seat Wide picture window declaring Sunlight’s beginning to end Leaves of all colors Admired from within Scripture and books Memories, dreams, and quotes Surrounding the … [Read more...] about Room to Ponder