Monthly Archive: May, 2012

a new dawn

our family has suffered an almost unbearable lost in our dogs, priscilla and ginger.  their passing only a week apart from one another left us caught in the dark emotions of grief and… Continue reading

Heroic Service

O Judge of the nations, we remember before you with grateful hearts the men and women of our country who in the day of decision ventured much for the liberties we now enjoy. … Continue reading

just the way you are

“may the Lord bless you and keep you, may He make His face to shine upon you, and may you always know He loves you just the way you are.” every night ends… Continue reading

lost without you

“i would give you anything, but instead i am giving you everything.” goodbye to silla. if i had known the expense of loving a pet.  i might have thought through the cost to… Continue reading

encouraged to be faithful

grandmothers*mothers*daughters  generational faithfulness tells His story of hope and spiritual formation in family. I have been reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice… Continue reading

whispering your name

i had knocked on the front door.  there was no response.  i rang the doorbell.  there was no response.  as i walked back to my car i thought to myself, “God, next time… Continue reading

you weren’t there…

i looked for you this morning, as i peeked out from under my pillow in a sleepy haze.  you weren’t there. i went to pick up my phone and saw your brown stuffed… Continue reading

creative friday is growing

i wish i could say we are growing more friday’s. instead we are growing things in my first ever raised herb and veggie garden.  my girls have begged for the last five years… Continue reading

speak Lord, i want to hear you.

the LORD came and stood there, calling …and Samuel said, “Speak, for your servant is listening.” 1 Samuel 3:10 one of the greatest challenges of any follower of Christ is probably to train… Continue reading

Crying in the Garden

hear my prayer, o Lord; let me cry for help come to you.  do not hide your face from me when i am in distress. turn your ear to me;when i call, answer… Continue reading