God’s Extraordinary Character Discovered In Ordinary Moments...
In God's Word, In His World & At Home.
I’d waited. Indeed, all summer I’d been waiting. Watching. Hoping. In April, I’d determined that, after having been a bit late in pulling up the past season’s dried remains from the flower garden atop our root cellar, I was not going to plant seeds. Instead,…
Comfort Across the Coffee Table
“Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn” (Romans 12:15 NIV). “My husband’s having an affair.” Her words stopped me in my tracks. Returning my mug to the coffee table, our eyes met. “Really? How do you know?” “He told me. Just yesterday….
A 9/11 Irony on Little St. Simon’s Island
“Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around… looking for someone to devour” (I Peter 5:8–NIV). The hum of an airplane caused me to scan the sky, and I saw him. High above in an old, dead tree the vulture loomed,…
“You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on You, because he trusts in You” (Isaiah 26:3–ESV). Stayed–v. (past tense) to continue or remain in a place. It’s one of the first commands many dog owners teach their pups– Stay! Among others, like…
Above All, Jesus
This is a dark, dangerous world, Little One. It doesn’t take more than several seconds tuned in to the television to know, and just open the newspaper. But yesterday, despite the heaviness that weighed–the barbell a yoke bearing weights of worry, fear, and sorrow–I found…
When We Fear Our ‘War Room’ Failed
…O ye of little faith (Matthew 6:30–KJV). What happens when the War Room doesn’t work? That’s how a woman I know began a recent post. It was quite a hook, and I read on. She continued by telling in detail how her marriage had been failing,…
I live and love on Selah Farm -- a hobby homestead nestled in the beautiful mountains of western NC. With Bill, my husband of 32 years, and our three "born-in-our-hearts" children and several grandchildren, we raise a variety of animals. I love books, movies and music that make me cry.
I ask daily to have eyes and ears wide open that I might experience the wonders of God's Word and His created world.
Taking Spirit-breathed ideas and framing them with words is my passion.
Living Jesus is my highest aim.