morning thoughts…

We wait in hope for the Lord;     he is our help and our shield.  In him our hearts rejoice,     for we trust in his holy name. May your unfailing love be with us, Lord,     even as we put our hope in you. Psalm 33: 20-22Read more

Thankful Thursday

Be still, be willing to believe Be hopeful ready to receive with open hearts and open hands and bended knees and wills that stand That stand firm in a world that moves Stand Still…with nothing left to prove Be still….Still willing to believe Strong willed..and willing to receive Hold fast, cling to what is true Let the past free its hold on you Be still and know that He is Lord Still.. no matter what goes on in the WorldRead more

each moment

“God’s purpose is to enable me to see that He can walk on the storms of my life right now… If we have a further goal in mind, we are not paying enough attention to the present time. However, if we realize that moment-by-moment obedience is the goal, then each moment as it comes is precious.” ~ Oswald Chambers Gonna repeat that one line again and again to myself…“if we realize that moment-by-moment obedience is the goal, then each moment asRead more

a few thoughts on hornets…

Have  you ever heard that phrase “mad as a hornet”?  It makes me picture some crazed hornet flying sporadically in random patterns at high speeds, and everyone else running to steer clear of it’s undetermined and unpredictable path. Well, I was thinking about that phrase the other morning. Why?  Because I was.  “Mad as a hornet”, that is. Yes. Affirmative with no exaggeration. I promise I wasn’t ‘flying sporadically in random patterns at high speeds …, but I did noteRead more

Still

“When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don’t throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer.” ~ Corrie Ten Boom   “Be still and know that I am God…” Psalm 46;10Read more

Thankful Thursday

  Thankful Thursday thoughts?  Am thankful for reminders to breathe that come in the form of beautiful clouds and fresh winds and sunsets in a vineyard. Am thankful for walks and talks with my kids coming and going and purpose (which often looks and feels a whole lot like work. ) Thankful for the sweet rest that comes after hard work…and the hard work that comes after sweet rest. It’s good to feel needed, but also to be reminded thatRead more

Thankful Thursday

So, there’s always a lot to be thankful for…it’s just that some weeks, we might need to look a little harder for those than others. This week felt like a week of breakthroughs.  One of those ‘breakthroughs’ was beautiful. The magnolia tree is bursting with buds and blooms….and the fragrance fills the air around it. It’s sat just green for a good long while, and when it bloomed, it bloomed all over. Love that. Some things are worth  the waitRead more