Tag Archives: pain

Missing You

Mom asked me the oddest question this past Wednesday …… “Are you going to miss anyone when you leave”. Well, of course, Mama. Naturally. I mean, my whole life has revolved around the Carolinas since before the time of Moses. … Continue reading

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Legacy

Galatians 5:22-23 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. This scripture came to mind when we received word that Michelle’s PawPaw had passed … Continue reading

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Mountain Memories 

I took the scenic route up to Dad’s new place in Brevard yesterday.  Not intentionally, but Siri decided we needed to go a different way and I didn’t argue. It is a breathtaking drive along Hey 11, also known as … Continue reading

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Transitions 

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time to kill and a … 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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Hope Resounds

I’ve successfully arrived at middle-age. The mirror testifies to the laws of time and gravity, the body grumbles in protest over too much time spent standing or working. And, in this season of life we attend more funerals than weddings. … Continue reading

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“Discernment”

Mark and I were blessed to have been a part of the team from LifeSong Church on a recent mission trip to Jacmel, Haiti, serving in the community of Morne Oge.  I’m sharing my journal and my heart,  plus whatever … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Mercy

It’s time for Five Minute Friday, where writers at all skill levels take the challenge to write based on a one word prompt … no edits … for 5 minutes flat. Want to play along? Go to http://www.lisajobaker.com./ and dive … Continue reading

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Love, Me

I took my seat on Delta 1523 and immediately became aware of the lady across the aisle.  How could I miss her?  She had her journal open, texting her heart out and crying buckets.  Sobbing.   The flight crew announced … Continue reading

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