In My Garden
Today is suppose to be a hot one! The weather forecast is calling for an air quality alert and a high of 93. Yet this morning, there’s no sign of what is going to happen later today. Right now it is 62 and there is a cool, crispness in the air. Stepping off the back…Read More
Missing the Mountains of Tennessee
It was Monday morning leading up to Easter, the year was 2018. I could see God’s creation coming to life all around me, yet on this particular morning my heart was trying to juggle the emotions that were welling up inside. I was overflowing with gratitude at the beauty of the little world in which…Read More
My Father’s World
It has been a while since my fingers touched my keyboard, but today there is too much beauty surrounding me to do anything else. My heart is overflowing! A very real and sweet presence has settled here in this place; here in “My Father’s World.” Right now, in the midst of this little flower garden,…Read More
A Prayer of Surrender
Looking over in the upper right hand corner of my journal I noticed a phrase I had scribbled down a few months ago, “Begin each day with a prayer of surrender.” I first heard these words in a Women’s Bible study and they were so impactful I wanted to make sure I didn’t forget them.…Read More
Relax and Breathe
Good Morning Ladies: I hope you are enjoying the little signs of Autumn that are beginning to peek through. While I may not be putting out a full fledge blog, my heart can’t seem to let go. You are continually on my mind and in my prayers. So instead of a blog, I thought why…Read More
Let Go of Those Hats!
As women, you and I wear many different hats. Have you ever stopped and counted just how many hats are on your head? They have a way of becoming such a part of us that its hard to take them off; its hard to let go of those hats. Maybe its because those hats…Read More
Once Loved: Forever Faithful
Once upon a time… As soon as you saw those words, did you wonder where this story was going? Most of us do! And it’s probably because those four little words, “Once Upon a Time,” have become a classic storyline opener. The moment we hear them up on the big screen, or see them written…Read More
The Gift was Quiet!
Standing up for myself has never come natural to me. It’s funny, because, I consider myself a strong person and certainly one with strong convictions. And, as quickly as I can jump right in on behalf of those in need, or even exhaust myself toward a cause in which my heart believes, I struggle with…Read More
Script for Today—Hope for Tomorrow!
Have you ever noticed how milestone events have a way of making us stop and take a closer look at where we are in our life? Weddings, funerals, births, and graduations, they often cause us to re-evaluate where we are and even where we have been. We reflect on the past, but at the same…Read More
READY for Thanksgiving to Begin!
Sitting here at the kitchen table, looking over the menu checklist one more time, I notice a couple of last minute add-ons that we’re missing. But other than that, looks like we are ready. Ready for the noise and ready for the excitement that is always included in this day’s celebration. Ready for the crazy enthusiasm…Read More