Every Moment I Surrender

Every Moment I Surrender I’m doing all the things that I know to do I’m praying every day- I need You to be more than just the written Word Let it live inside my heart- make me Yours. Awaken my passion- light this spark. Show me I’m not alone Won’t You melt this heart of stone? Fill […]

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Letting SELF get in the way of JOY

Too many times I have let my SELF get in the way of experiencing His abundant JOY. How many times have you declined an invitation to spend time with someone because you didn’t like the restaurant they chose, or didn’t have the right clothes to wear?  Petty things, aren’t they? Just the other day, my […]

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Who moved my tree?

  How do you react to change?  Let me just say that the word in itself makes me cringe!  I do not like change, Sam I am.  I do not like it in my house, I do not like it in my spouse.  I do not like it here or there. I do not like […]

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You Take My Breath Away

“You Take My Breath Away” Help me to see Your goodness in the land of the living I see the beauty around me and I can’t stop praising Praising You for who You are, for what You do, for what You’ve done who am I that I would be saved by Your Son You take my breath away Amazed […]

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A Slice of Heaven

  A slice of Heaven-  I take in the beauty of His creation and I am compelled to worship Him.  What a Wonderful Maker! Yours, O LORD, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, indeed everything that is in the heavens and the earth; Yours is the […]

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Son Rise Haiku

  Sky ablaze with pink A marvelous creation Praises overflow! I have always loved haikus-  so simple, yet poignant! To convey a thought in such few words leaves much to the imagination, which is one reason I love them.  As the girls and I waited for the school bus this morning, I found myself looking […]

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Somebody’s watching me

Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. Live a life filled with love, following the example of  Christ.  He loved us and offered himself as a sacrifice for us, a pleasing aroma to God.  Ephesians 5 Everywhere we go, people are watching us.  On this particularly beautiful fall day, I ventured out […]

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In the “Waiting Room”

One Christmas, a wise cousin of mine shared something with my oldest daughter.  Katie was going to be turning the magical age of 8 in a few short months- the long awaited age we told her she could possibly get her first American Girl doll.  On that Christmas Day, she confessed that she couldn’t bear […]

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I Need More Coffee!!! Thoughts and a song on Isaiah 55

  Is anyone thirsty?  Come and drink—   even if you have no money! Come, take your choice of wine or milk—   it’s all free!   Why spend your money on food that does not give you strength?  Why pay for food that does you no good? Listen to me, and you will eat what is […]

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Willing to be Made Willing

If you are willing and obedient,     you will eat the good things of the land;  Isaiah 1:19 There are times in our lives when we know that He is asking us to do something that is out of the ordinary.  One of these “out of the ordinary” times for my husband and I was when […]

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