Posts Tagged ‘Faith’
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
His Eyes are Upon Us All!
It’s the first week of March and already the birds are playing and singing outside on the porch . As I was taking a walk down the street the sound of happy chirps filled the trees around me. It’s amazing how something so simple can become such a treasured reminder that our God is still…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
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
Seeing the Gifts of Christmas
Sitting here staring out the window, that stack of Christmas cards in front of me is now the furthest thing from my mind… I find myself distracted by the morning light that’s just beginning to peek through the windows. It looks like the birds are waking up too. I can see that there’s a little…Read More
A Disappointing Sunrise—A Hope Filled Sunset!
Oh no! What was that noise? Without moving, or even peeking out from under the covers, I knew what that noise was: it was rain. My heart sank! Yesterday’s weather forecast sure was wrong. Today was suppose to be sunny and warm, yet the sound of pelting rain immediately contradicted that prediction. My first thought…Read More
The Heart Strings of Two Women
Every now and then a moment in time occurs that changes your life and your heart forever, this was one of those times! Even though this moment happened years ago, it still pops back up in my memory from time to time, especially when I am seeing things happening around me that seem to be…Read More
Here I AM!
Today’s another overcast grey morning. There’s been several of those lately, but today the rain has finally stopped. It has left the ground saturated and solemnly quiet, except for the amplified sounds of the birds chirping outback. What a great backdrop for the Lord to step into the morning and let me know: “Here I…Read More
Opening the Windows
I have to say, I love getting to open my windows for the first time each year. I consider that, more than the date on the calendar, the official arrival of Spring. There is something symbolic about “Opening the Windows” and welcoming in those fresh breezes of the new season. It’s one of those gifts…Read More
The Faces of Easter
Up until now, the tears had stayed neatly tucked inside, but not now. It’s Good Friday and my heart is overflowing. Once I saw the miracle of those faces on my computer screen, it was too much to contain. God is certainly not limited by our circumstances nor is He hindered by what is happening…Read More