I’ve been noticing lately the marks people leave behind. I’m speaking about the small, every day ones. Little marks that proclaim “I was here’. [Read more…]
Sometimes I feel invisible – like I am not making any splashes in the world around me – like I am not making a difference. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Each day my attention is caught by the movement of the branches in the bushes outside my kitchen window. I can’t help but notice the bushes shaking, even as I am washing dishes in the sink, my peripheral vision is drawn to the movement outside. [Read more…]
Fall has begun and as you and I fall into our routines, our new schedules, our pace quickens and sometimes our hearts and minds accelerate, too. If you’re anything like me, my mind gets a little fuzzy, my perspective alters, and I forget the stuff that matters to me in the flood of must-do’s. So, today I’m sharing a poem that grounds me and reminds me where true blessings lie, a reminder I need daily. I hope it blesses you, too!
“I asked God for strength, that I might achieve;
I was made weak, that I might learn humbly to obey. [Read more…]
Today on the blog we’re taking a small peek at a big question – ‘Why wait?’
Let me be clear, I may be the world’s worst at waiting (ask my hubby). I can’t stand it. I want to make things happen – to take things into my own hands – now.
Sometimes I’ll even cheat; take shortcuts to get myself where I’m going sooner. Just yesterday I was reading a book and I couldn’t wait for the end – so, I skipped a good chunk of the middle and read the last two chapters. Mission accomplished.
So, why wait? [Read more…]
Have you ever felt that your life was on hold as you waited for that One Thing?
The one answer to your prayers and the prayers your friends pray for you. ‘It’ seems so clearly defined. So obvious. Did God notice? [Read more…]