like falling leaves…

For Autumn leaves on gentle winds For precious family and faithful friends For whispered prayers and answers given for little graces in the daily livin’ For God who knows For God who sees For grace that’s given And grace received Flowing as freely as the falling leaves.. For all these things and more than I say I thank the Lord this October day as the gentle winds blow leaves my wayRead more

Thankful Thursday

To Green Pastures, Quiet Waters, O’ Restorer of my Soul, You lead me, You guide me, You say ‘Be still and know’ Though the storm’s raging, Light’s fading, Lord please renew my strength Like an eagle, Strong regal, O Lord help me not faint.” I’ve been reading Psalm 23 a lot lately. As I drove home tonight, this looked like a picture of Psalm 23 to me. My thought was that sometimes He can lead us to ‘green pastures’ whenRead 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