Tag Archives: peace

One Nation, Under God

There was a knock at the door this morning. The young man was about to leave as I answered. He was a student from our local university, working on behalf of the IL republican candidate for governor. Bradley introduced himself … Continue reading

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Forward

I took a little extra time getting up this morning after the 5:15 alarm. An extra cup of coffee. Extra time in God’s word, extra time talking with The Lord. In February we moved away. But in a very real … Continue reading

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Six Months

I knew before actually arriving here that God was up to something. Our on-site interview this past January was really more of a visit. Comfortable and welcoming. During that short weekend we heard pieces of stories of ordinary people used … Continue reading

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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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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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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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