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Gentle as doves…

Someone once showed me a video of a woman going completely out of her mind at a drive through restaurant because she had to wait three minutes for her cookies. Obscenities and insults flew out of her mouth and, a few times, she leaned out of the car window to pound on the drive through… Continue reading Gentle as doves…

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Peace, love, and happiness?

Liz, over at the Daily Warrior challenged many of us to create goals for ourselves for 2017. As a person who generally refrains from New Year's resolutions, I had to sit and ponder this one for a while. And, then it hit me... This year, I am letting go of my expectations for 'happiness' in… Continue reading Peace, love, and happiness?

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Another go ’round…

I am cheating again, because of time factors.  So, here is another round up of previous posts you may have missed... Answer the door.. I believe we have all experienced the painful rejection of those we care about.  From the phone calls that go unanswered, to the unanswered texts, to the empty emails, and a… Continue reading Another go ’round…

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Because a girl met a boy…

I met my husband in the fall of 1990 and I honestly cannot explain what it was that drew me to him, but I was certainly drawn in.  Maybe it was those blue eyes and the mysterious grin or the way he made everyone laugh in an attempt to hide the vulnerability I spotted.  I… Continue reading Because a girl met a boy…

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A smaller world…

Ever since I made the decision to share enough of my story to open myself up to people, things started changing mightily.  I have come into contact with people from all over the globe and I have shared in prayers with hurting sheep all over.  I have names and faces to go with some seriously… Continue reading A smaller world…

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Do not be dismayed…

There was a time when my husband and I were rebuilding our lives from the foundation on up. Our faith in God's provision was tried. I mean, we were tested to the extreme. When our daughter was due to be born, my husband was laid off for the umpteenth time. Our sense of security had… Continue reading Do not be dismayed…

Puppy, lost sheep, Jesus

Why I am doing this…

We took in an infant puppy who was the runt of the litter and languishing. For some reason or another, the puppy was not nursing or growing while the other puppies in the litter were thriving. My husband and I both have a heart for the hurting and wounded, so we offered to take the… Continue reading Why I am doing this…