I startled awake to unfamiliar banging and crashing sounds this morning. It was six o’clock and construction workers in nearby housing lots had already begun their work evidently. As I lay quiet and groggy in my bed, the dream I had suddenly awakened from crept in from the edges of my mind, uninvited but persistent. I wished I hadn’t remembered. The dream wasn’t… Read More
How to Find Treasure in the Trials
I’m at my parents’ house in Georgia for a couple of weeks. I enjoy visiting my parents for so many reasons, but one of the quirkiest reasons I love being here is that I’m not in charge of much of anything. They have a dog, but I don’t have to feed her. They have a garden, but I don’t have to… Read More
Because I Needed More than a Pedicure
I’ve been putting off getting a pedicure because, well frankly, I just don’t have the cash for it right now. I’m not destitute or doing without things, so don’t send me a check. It’s just a matter of choosing where I put my money, you know. And besides, pedicures aren’t a lot of fun for me. I know some gals… Read More
Overwhelmed by the Pieces?
I have a friend who creates unique and lovely jewelry. I was at her house recently to pick up a necklace she had designed for me when I noticed a large tub full of assorted beads sitting on her dining room table. It appeared that every single tiny piece was different from the others. The colors and shapes were noticeably… Read More
Healing Words – A New Blog Series
In the beginning…well, just after the beginning…the world broke. We broke it. And we were broken, too. Ever since then we’ve experienced the pain and grief and ache of sick, deformed, malfunctioning and broken…bodies, relationships, families, minds, hearts, spirits, churches, dreams, etc. But the good news is that even before He formed the earth and laid it on its foundations,… Read More
When I Look at You I See God!
Can you imagine someone telling you that when they look in your face it’s like looking at the face of God? Well it happened. And it can happen again. You might be surprised at how. Here’s the final of my three videos about Genesis 33:1-11. I hope you’ll join me. (If you haven’t watched session 1 or session 2, you… Read More