Sometimes life feels hard. Sometimes it feels delicious, like pure grace. Often it feels like both. I read recently about how people were always asking Jesus for a sign, a way to know what was going to happen next. Jesus evidently got frustrated with the asking and told the people, the only sign I will… Continue reading Orange Colored Sky
I have a weekly zoom meeting with women from all over the nation. We always begin with a weather check. Yesterday, after the Texas weather report, they asked how in the world we were coping here with no rain and day after day of 100 plus degree temperatures. I said, We've been beaten down into… Continue reading Simply Scorching
Do you have milestones only you remember? I'm having one today. June 14th is the 35th anniversary of my ordination into Christian ministry. Over the past decades, year after year, it is mostly just me remembering the day that changed my life forever. Well, just God and me, remembering. I'm not writing about it to… Continue reading A Quiet Anniversary
I began 2022 writing about mountains, specifically being caught off guard by the sudden appearance of mountains in my path that I didn't see coming. I wrote about God's faithfulness and expertise in moving mountains. What I didn't know was that would not be the end of the 2022 mountains. Some are my mountains. Some… Continue reading Deep Down
Argh and ugh are my two favorite kind-of-not-real words for expressing what is almost inexpressible. I use them when life seems so DIFFICULT. Lately, I seem to be using them more. Many things seem to be increasingly hard, uncertain and antagonistic. From Will Smith to fill-in-the-blank here, we all are not our best selves these… Continue reading Argh! Ugh!