stretch

“Let us not be surprised when we have to face difficulties. When the wind blows hard on a tree, the roots stretch and grow the stronger, Let it be so with us. Let us not be weaklings, yielding to every wind that blows, but strong in spirit to resist.” ~ Amy Carmichael  Read more

nothing.

“The wonderful thing about praying is that you leave a world of not being able to do something, and enter God’s realm where everything is possible. He specializes in the impossible. Nothing is too great for His almighty power. Nothing is too small for His love.” ~ Corrie Ten Boom   I love this quote so much…because I love this truth that takes the eyes off of me and my abilities (or lack thereof), and puts it on God andRead more

where we are

“I do not understand the mystery of grace — only that it meets us where we are and does not leave us where it found us.” ― Anne LamottRead more

roots

“Change your opinions, keep to your principles; change your leaves, keep intact your roots.”  ~ Victor Hugo   I love this quote by Victor Hugo. Life is full of twists and turns and seasons. It’s full of learning and growing and seeing things in a different light. Some things should always be changing and growing, and some things are a foundation that should stand firm, and be steadfast. Going with the flow is important. Ships gotta rise and bow withRead more

today…

“What day is it?” “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favorite day,” said Pooh. ❤ Thankful for the end of one day and the hope for  a fresh start tomorrow. I love the quote by Abraham Lincoln that says, “The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.” I’m thankful for that for sure. Sometimes we can jump way ahead and miss the joy in the day. Am thinking I want to be like Winnie-the-PoohRead more

“Can’t Never Could.”

      “Can’t never could. ” ~ Lydia S. My assistant for a few years was Lydia.  I love her dearly and am so thankful that our paths crossed. She’s a cancer survivor. She’s mother who has lost an adult child to a heart attack. She’s a woman who has lost a husband. She’s a woman who worked whole-heartedly in the school system on days when some might want to give up and not be vested. She’s a womanRead more