Silent Sunday

I love when things that don’t appear to ‘belong’ merely add beauty to their surroundings. Yeah, some things don’t fit–impatiens and shamrocks aren’t normally found in the same pot. But it works. I mean the impatiens will die away in the coming months, but that little shamrock bulb that doesn’t fit will be left behind to bloom and multiply and bloom for years to come. Thankful for little surprises that remind me to take a second look, a second thought,Read more

sometimes

“Sometimes we want greater clarity~ when what we need is deeper trust.” ~ Ann Voskamp I’m thinking a lot of us these days would like a bit more clarity on lots of issues. I’m thankful that in the midst of all the uncertainties, that we have One who can sort through the fog and reach us right where we are. Maybe faith goes deeper in times when the way isn’t quite so clear. Maybe we see our need greater whenRead more

a few thoughts on listening…

As I left work and walked into the empty parking lot, it felt like my car was miles away. It was the only one left in the parking lot (again) as everyone had already gone home. I was carrying a box of things to work on this weekend and felt the weight with each step. This wasn’t the usual TGIF with all the happy feels. Nope. I was feeling really weighed down. But it wasn’t about the box. Nope, theRead more

a good trade

I got a new kitchen trash can a few months ago. It was a gift. A Mother’s Day gift, no less. But it’s not just any trash can. Nope. This one is brushed aluminum, sealed, sleek, and actually beautiful. I mean, it even comes with a warranty! I’ve surely never had a trash can that needed a warranty. That isn’t all, mind you. I even got a huge box of trash bags along with it. Not just the ordinary bags.Nope—theseRead more