Everyone has a heavy heart these days.  With all the unrest of violence in the cities we hear about every single month, and possibly every single day for some, it is hard to feel a sense of peace or even find a moment where joy can take over. Osheta Moore has a really wonderful podcast […]

Where I once sang the song of bitterness I now sing the song of contentedness I have learned to listen more and try to understand people rather than have my opinion made out about them.  I give people a chance and realize that we all come from different backgrounds with different thought processes and beliefs.  […]

“Father forgive them, for they know not what they do.” I am learning to live daily by this quote said by Jesus as he was dying and people were fighting over his clothes, laughing about him as he was hanging against rough wood with nails in his limbs.  I find that I have an easier […]

Nearly a year ago I made a post called “5 Practical ‘Resolutions’ for This Year” in which I hoped to live out. Some of the listed things I didn’t know if I’d be able to do in the year anyway.  I did finish 15 quilts this year and am working on the last one for […]

[I wrote this 7 days ago but didn’t know when to post it….] Currently listening to: The Cure’s “Doing the Unstuck” Currently reading: Matthew 4:1-11 and The Retribution of Mara Dyer (. . .this was two books ago now, reading The Runaway King by Jennifer A. Nielsen ) I had a long post typed out […]

1. Since Rob wasn’t included in a recent one of these posts, he gets two shots included for this one.  Rob made the decision to share his testimony with our church of how God miraculously freed him from sin and has been guiding him to truth and a deeper relationship as he reads the Word […]

At 17 years old, you pretty much feel on top of the world.  I was nearly 18 year old when the twin towers went down.  Three days earlier I had just become pre-engaged to my boyfriend-of-almost-a-year (now husband).  I was adjusting to a new school year and hoped it would breeze by quickly, because I […]