“Am I Enough?” Repost

One of the most challenging parts of Christianity is wrapping your head around the fact that God doesn’t see things the way you do. This post by Barren to Beautiful captures that perfectly:… Continue reading

Space

I have been incredibly busy lately. Kids getting married, projects to make money, adjustments in living spaces and increasing activity in our home have taken up all energy to write a blog post.… Continue reading

A New Season in Life….again

My oldest son just got engaged.  What a blessing, and answer to prayer!  For years, we’ve prayed for our children and their potential spouses, and it is fun to see it happen.  We… Continue reading

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Originally posted on Righteous Tree:
When I got home I expected everything to move quickly.  I was going to start work, get a car, apply for a full time position, pay up my…

Sometimes it just hurts

I was with a friend today…a friend who is stressed and hurting and getting to the point of numb, angry bitterness at all the things piling up in her life.  There’s so much… Continue reading

When God Takes It Away

We just came through Hurricane Sandy with no more than a power loss for about 13 hours.  It helps to live where we can have a rain barrel to flush the toilet with… Continue reading

Out of Romans 7….

It has been a while since posting, and my son asked me why.  When I am talking a lot to real people, I don’t have time to write about it!  But this thought… Continue reading

My Own Sabbath

I’ve been part of some discussions on the keeping of the Sabbath lately and it has been good to think again about the entire idea.  Sabbath-keeping is NOT just an Old Testament thing,… Continue reading

“What if…?” Part 1: Asking Sabbath Questions

Originally posted on Out of the Ashes:
I’m finding a helpful use for this blog lately…posting thoughts and questions for folks who miss out on classes or small groups at Church and want…

Approachable

I had carefully dressed, fixed my hair, and asked Dave how I looked before going out the door.  He gazed at me and said, “Approachable”. Driving to my destination I kept pondering that… Continue reading