…a few thoughts on pouring rain…

I love a good pouring rain, the way it washes everything in its path. I love the freshness that seems to come after it’s all over. Seems like when there’s a pouring rain, the sky clears faster than when there’s just a soft mist or drizzle. It’s like it gets it out of the way in a short period of time and then clears the way for the sun to shine on through. Slow gray drizzles seem to take aRead more

Silent Sunday

Flowers through the fence. Love that some barriers are meant to be broken. Sometimes the gentlest of things can permeate the toughest barriers.  Love that. Silent SundayRead more

Wordless Wednesday

“Ring the bells that still can ring…forget your perfect offering there is a crack in everything…that’s how the light gets in.” Leonard Cohen Wordless WednesdayRead more

Remembering you…

So, Mother’s Day is a sweet one. Memories kind of fill the air on this day as we stop and remember our moms, and being a mom, and the mom-figures in our lives. And it’s a day to celebrate the incredible gift that it is to be a mom and to have a mom. But…this year..am especially aware of so many who have an ache right around now. That ache is a  pit-in-the-stomach, ache-in-the-heart, kick-in-the-gut kind of feeling that comesRead more

The Daily Post ~ “Reflecting”

“…now faith is confidence in what we hope for, and assurance about what we do not yet see.” Hebrews 11:1 I love that verse. And more than that, I love the truth that faith is about what is unseen, but…there are signs all around that can be seen.  Just like Melanie’s reflection in the water, I can see in part…I can see her feet, but there reflecting in the water is the confirmation that there’s a whole lot more toRead more

it’s not about the tires

After a quiet Sunday morning of taking my time to drink my coffee, read, pray, even take some photos of a few things on the deck and blog a bit, I went out to the car to leave for nursery duty at church and saw…not one, but TWO flat tires. And I’m not talking questionable or just a little low on air. I’m talking F  L  A  T. And I felt a bit deflated for sure. More than just a bit.Read more