perspective

 “If you believe in a God who controls the big things, you have to believe in a God who controls the little things.  It is we, of course, to whom things look ‘little’ or ‘big’.” – ~Elisabeth ElliotRead more

the rest

So, I’ve had a lot of that nervous kind of energy lately. Maybe you know the kind. I mean, it’s that kind of feeling like there are lots of things that I can do, but my heart and mind are wrapped up in the things that I can’t…the things that are out of my control. Thus…this restless energy keeps rising to the surface when my heart and mind are unsettled. So…I’ve got some negative go tos…things I turn to withRead more

Tease

So, I talked to my son Chase today.  He’s away at college, about 5 hours from home.  I wanted to let him know a few things including the fact that a package should be getting there on his birthday.  I kind of gave a disclaimer though, because I had made cookies and I said they didn’t really turn out well and so I didn’t send them….and this…this is what he said: “NOOOOOO!!” Oops. And so I right away finished myRead more

instruments

Tonight as I watched the news in horror,  the news started to drown out as a memory kind of kindled in my mind. It was literally like I was hearing background music from my past and was transported back to being in the Wednesday night youth choir with memories of me trying to hit some  sharp notes of a song that was  very difficult to learn.  The notes were difficult, but boy, the words stuck then and are ringing inRead more

Thankful Thursday

Today, am thankful for sunrises that look like sherbet, and for eyes to see them. …for…Paths to take and the feet to take them. …for…Inspiration given and the heart to receive it. …for Growth seen and the scaffolds to support it. Thankful for laughter this week amidst lots of tears. (Some weeks are just like that…) Thankful for sneezes, and Chlortabs that slow them down, and good food. For weather getting cold and the first pot of chili of theRead more