take a walk

take a walk with me  see the landscape through my eyes  become like children    clouds illuminate  and direct my attention  to our Creator glittering sunbeams  highlight the snow’s afterglow  and dance in the sky  the sun awakens  ice crunching beneath my feet  the only sound heard  take a walk with me  see the snowscape […]

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crayons and markers

  like crayons and markers  I watched as she drew  outlined and shadowed  but before she was through-  she’d say look this way-  and with special care  she’d dab a little here  and she’d dab a little there-  transforming me into  a queen for a day  how I loved it when Grandmother  came to play!  […]

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rise and shine

5 am, eyes open wide the morning light called me outside the moon and sun played hide and seek behind the clouds and mountain’s peak And when the sun did finally rise His splendor shone before my eyes My hubby and I took a recent trip to the mountains and one of the things I most looked […]

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You’ve captured my heart

  It’s a wonderful delight in the absence of sunlight  to sit and gaze upon  a yellow bloom  A flower big and bright I smile at the sight a little bit of happy fills the room         We sang one of my favorite worship songs this past Sunday- Beautiful One.   I love […]

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joy will come

when every beam of light goes dim  trust that you can rest in Him  His light shines in darkness  when you cry out but not a word  escapes your mouth- you still are heard  His ears hear in darkness  when all that’s left to do is wait  In Him joy comes, His love is great  […]

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joy comes in the morning

  I sat in silence watching you reveling in daylight’s debut  a front-row seat upon the sand  morning sprung forth from His hand    we witnessed daybreak’s glorious light  across the glassy ocean bright    like looking through a kaleidoscope  the beauty filled my soul with hope  as I sat in silence watching you  reveling […]

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loved

While I love taking photos, I have never liked having my own picture taken.  My hair is never right, my smile looks fake, and the angle is never flattering.  But I experienced something this past weekend that had a profound impact on the way I saw a picture of myself. The Sunday service had just […]

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This too shall pass

As I sat on the couch, my dog began to slowly whimper beside as he subtly attempted to get my attention.  He needed to go outside, and I needed to bundle up due to the cold air that has settled in here.  I layered up while he ran in circles around me, and as I […]

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be a trend-setter

It’s ok to be a trend-setter  a goldenrod go-getter  Show your true colors let your dead leaves fall  It’s ok to be a trail-blazer a “shoot for the stars”-gazer come on, light up the world  and give Him your all As I went on a walk on this loverly fall evening, I noticed the leaves […]

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Self-Acceptance…and a song I wrote about it

“Playing Dress-Up” She’s watching everything I do  “Mom I want to be like you” she wants to paint her face like me  I swore I’d put aside the things I see in the mirror that I despise I’d look at myself through my Father’s eyes but who am I kidding?  I catch my own self  trying […]

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