MONTH: June 2012

There they are. The bills that need paying. The papers that need filing. The calendar that needs space. Occupying my writing stool — clothes that need folding, in one tight place — life choking life. Is all this necessary? Open there — the words that remind me to breathe, “Only one thing is necessary.” Mary, […]

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Here’s a birthday letter to you, daughter. While I am cooking here, attempting gluten-free French toast, and frying sausage links — which is a special treat — I am pondering as you are sleeping in your summer morning, the wonder of God. We are to know the breadth and the depths of His love. Daily, […]

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A call to a deeper place left an unsettling in my heart. Weary just won’t let me rest, so I sought after God, and it was a breakthrough I craved. Not a breakthrough to get me to a new place, or to find a new blessing to add to my already abundant lot. Not a breakthrough that guarantees […]

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Until next Monday, it will be a quiet place here. I need to take time to clear the clutter and the noise in my head. I believe God is trying to speak — and I need to pull away so I can hear. I am praying for a renewal and infilling. I know it can […]

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Here is an update on the Call to Prayer for these precious ones.   Truman is home now. Take a visit to their blog. It will encourage you and strengthen your faith as you read their testimonies – The Mouro Family. Here are his mama’s words, Truman is now off nighttime tube feeds, so it makes it much […]

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We make rainbow cakes and love thin pancakes smothered in Nutella. We wage pretend wars and we dance and sing silly. We sit long and rock and problem solve over puzzles. We almost all have iPhones, and one is content with a purple phone. We talk fashion and love photography and make beautiful messes. But […]

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Proverbs 14:12 Straight Before Me… I am pondering this verse today… “There is a way which seems right to a man and appears straight before him, but at the end of it is the way of death.” Not because I feel that I am going the wrong way — but I desperately do NOT want […]

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