Try, try again

There are some things I really stink at. Ok- lots of things. One of them is french braiding. I spent many lazy summer days as a pre-teen learning to french braid my own hair.  I spent hours on and off for days on end learning how to craft the tightest, smoothest braid possible. But for […]

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Dancing with Jesus

I woke up one morning filled with joy-so much so, that I couldn’t stop smiling!  God had answered a very specific prayer of mine in a very special way. I didn’t call anyone to share the good news- I simply spent the day being quiet with Him- and that made the day all the more special! […]

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Heaven comes down

snuggled in the grass  we watch as heaven comes down  to kiss us goodnight  Last night, after another busy day, I began cleaning up the kitchen.  All of a sudden, my youngest daughter, Sophie, rushed into the room and said I must come– it’s pink outside and she didn’t want me to miss it. My […]

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Shedding Light

pondering the path we walk often times it seems quite dark but even so, steadfast He keeps shedding light as footsteps sweep even when we cannot see the pathway laid before our feet Rest assured, steadfast He keeps  shedding light as footsteps sweep Shadows fall, disguising day how quickly they lead us astray but even […]

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Finding Him in the moment

Picking clovers one by one and seven did I find- but all the clovers in the world can’t bring me peace of mind. Knowing Him and seeking Him each moment is the way  to see His many blessings as we journey through our day. I found these clovers a while back- actually it was July […]

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As the sun rises

 as the sun rises so does appreciation for all He creates At the moment, I am waving my white flag- surrendering my frustrations to Him.  Sometimes technology is our best friend- and other times it’s my worst enemy!  The latter description is what I am experiencing at the moment.  Instead of continuing to work on […]

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Standing Tall

 Listen, stay alert, stand tall in the faith, be courageous, and be strong- 1 Corinthians 16:13 It’s the little things that make me smile.  Sunflowers are one of those things.  I can’t get enough of them.  A daydreamer at heart- I could stare at them all day if I’d let myself!  I remember seeing them […]

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I Wait

I am lost, lost, lost  without You, You, You showing me, me, me what to do, do, do so I wait, wait, wait,  patiently-ly-ly as I sit in  sweet surrender at Your feet won’t You sing over me with your sweet sweet  melody   I wait patiently as I worship at Your feet Therefore the LORD waits […]

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maybe just one more cup…

Streaming sunlight beckons me to sit and spend some time with Thee one cup, two cups, maybe three there’s always time for more coffee! But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love.  Psalm 59:16

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The more things change, the more they stay the same

 daughter of mine  walking on the shore you’re no little girl anymore  becoming a lady far too soon and I’m afraid to blink cause I might miss  your little girl hugs and that little girl kiss dare to dream big, daughter of mine walking on the shore you’re not a little girl anymore… This beauty warmed my heart […]

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