Tag Archives: joy

Fear Not

There was a time, not that long ago, that I wouldn’t have considered inviting people over to my home for a meal. Correction …. for years I didn’t. What a terrible waste. I cheated myself out of so much pleasure. … Continue reading

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Evidence

So much has happened in the past 9 weeks. For my own benefit I tried listing events, thinking it would promote healing, but the exercise felt a little overwhelming. Looking at life in a string of black and white bulletpoints … Continue reading

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HopeĀ 

January 2, already. It almost feels like I missed that window of opportunity to reflect on the past year, with it’s joys and sorrows.  But reflection is easy today, as I’m forced to sit and rest amidst the chaos of … Continue reading

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Eleven Twenty One SeventeenĀ 

Yesterday morning was the fruit of months of planning. A time and space created for people to serve and be served. A place where feet were washed, tears spilled, hearts filled. I saw love poured out and love hungrily accepted. … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Mother’s Day

I’ve been spending precious time with Jesus this morning, savoring both the sweetness and the sorrow of Mother’s Day. Maybe it’s the stage of life I’m in … maybe it was just a mother feeling the absence of her daughter … Continue reading

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Dust Bunnies and Dirty Dishes

This morning started out like most, coffee and a quick breakfast for my sweetie before his workday, quiet time with my Lord and His Word and a scroll through Facebook. My attention turned to the list of things that needed … Continue reading

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Free

This morning I read an article shared by a dear friend and sister in Christ, and my heart broke. It was written by a Venezuelan professional whose family recently fled the political climate of their beloved country to seek refuge … Continue reading

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