He met the need… and He met me, too

Pray without ceasing  1 Thessalonians 5:17 For several months I was aware that the soundboard at our church was on it’s “last legs”.  We had a new church facility built a few years back and kept the old soundboard since it was still in good working condition. After a couple of years in our new building, […]

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obedience in the little things

One evening I was standing at the checkout counter at a local pharmacy, and like countless times before- I was asked if I wanted to donate a dollar to a charity.  I usually said no, and honestly it was just a natural response.  But something was different this time. I had an entire conversation in […]

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The Shadow of Your Wings

“The Shadow of Your Wings” running for shelter  in for stormy weather  and I don’t know where to go  or what to say I need a time out  so I can cry out  I’m searching for a place to hide away  so I run to You  to hide under the shadow  hide under the shadow of your wings Hiding, […]

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When one door closes…

I had the craziest thing happen today… I drove my two daughters and my friend to the women’s 4 miler race this morning and I quickly parked the car.  Although it was early, we were eagerly anticipating the start of the race. As I got out of the car, I realized I didn’t have any […]

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Fretting

Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your life?  Luke 12:25 For many years, I thought that worrying was equated with love- and that worrying was a good thing. After all, you don’t worry about something that isn’t important to you- or to someone you love. It’s been a long, arduous process, […]

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For I know the plans…

“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.   Jeremiah 29:11 Recently, I received a message from someone that simply said this- “your words matter.” A great encouragement to me… and a reminder that […]

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I am Willing…

“Willing” Lord, You’ve given me everything I ought to raise my hands and shout And I know I have nothing- nothing to complain about  Still I find myself unsatisfied filled with jealousy and pride I can’t escape the pain inside  can’t count how many times I’ve cried I wish that I was stronger  that I […]

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Balance

A little to the left a little to the right this way, that way looking for Light a balancing act one foot- then two step by step I’m  following You  On a sweltering summer morning, I took a long walk. With sweaty palms, I held my cell phone as I listened to music. I walked […]

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There’s always a silver lining

a blessing is found  when our praises abound As we worship Him- He is refining He shines on us grace  When we seek His face He alone is our silver lining He knows every care when our words aren’t there there’s never a reason for hiding His Son intercedes He knows all our needs He […]

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Minding the Nudge

Steadfast keeping eyes on You You never fail to see us through our circumstance and mundane days when we seek to walk Your ways  So I mind each little nudge  I listen and I do not budge revealing purpose in due time He knows best- Father of mine!  It was a lovely evening.  One daughter […]

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