always kept

“If there is anywhere on earth a lover of God who is always kept safe, I know nothing of it, for it was not shown to me. But this was shown: that in falling and rising again we are always kept in that same precious love.” ― Julian of NorwichRead more

Silent Sunday

Our week here in western North Carolina included weather in the 70’s, tornadoes, thunderstorms, sunny skies, and two beautiful snows.  Seemed like a little reminder to say we never know what’s coming and to just enjoy the day, come what may. Happy (not-so-silent) Sunday friends! ❤Read more

the palm of His hand

I heard a song today that brought back memories of a song that I heard and sang quite a bit. As a young child,  I can remember hearing: “He’s got the whole world in His hands… He’s got the whole wide world in his hands He’s got the whole world in His hands He’s got the whole world in His hands.”   I can remember being a  young kid visually picturing a huge globe with hands reaching down…only hands, mindRead more

Sing. Read. Work.

“Do not fight the thing in detail: turn from it. Look ONLY at your Lord. Sing. Read. Work.” ― Amy Carmichael,  I’ve found myself with that whole ‘furrowed brow’ look lately. I promise it’s not that I’ve been mad. (Even though one student today did try to ruffle my feathers a bit and I attempted to stay steady as a cucumber.) I had victory on the outside at least. No, I’ve not been mad…just deep in thought is a more appropriateRead more