Patience and Compassion

Patience and Compassion

On Thursday Morning I was a bit slow to rise. Ever been there? Ever felt so battle weary and discouraged that you struggle to rise to your feet? I'm going to take a wild stab in the dark that I'm not the only one.  Nevertheless, here's a lovely bit of encouraging push: Those who trust [...]

Before

Before

Before the day rushes in Before the war begins Before I rise  I know who wins. Before the lies take hold again  Before my path begins to wend I'll take God's hand  For He's my friend.  Tina W.  June 4, 2020 Jesus: Friend of Sinners ❤ Jesus is a friend of sinners in the sense [...]

Heart Burn

Heart Burn

Were not our hearts burning? Yes, when He spoke with us on the road to Emmaus. Reclining at the table, Jesus broke bread with us! He opened up the Scripture to us! But we were slow to believe Wanting proof, some went to the tomb and found it empty. The prophets had spoken these things! [...]

Loss and Recovery

Loss and Recovery

God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.C. S. Lewis I'm a huge C.S. Lewis fan. He had such a gift for putting brilliantly truthfilled insights into words. C.S. Lewis was a man who understood great grief. Ater the loss of his [...]

Grace and Pace

Grace and Pace

Alright, she's on light duty. She also needs to talk about herself in third person. It helps. It really does.  Let me ask you how you're doing. I've been running a bit ragged myself. Nevertheless, they call this blessed.  I have a poem to go with this. Are you surprised? No, neither am I.  But [...]

First Thirst

First Thirst

Lord, the world is so full of beautiful things The sights and sounds of all that life brings How quickly we adore created things Before the one who brought all into being. Lord help us to remember what must come first Bind our hearts to Yours and teach us to thirst For the things that [...]

The Depressed Christian

The Depressed Christian

The Depressed Christian sounds like such an oxymoron to my ears. Scripture teaches us to be joyful in hope and rejoice in our suffering. For those struggling with depression both of these can seem amazingly difficult at times.  However, it's really liberating to share this thought.  Depression forces me to become someone I'm not and [...]

The River

The River

She trusted and lived by faith Setting out one blue-sky day  Mesmerized by tide pools  Such wonders she saw and gleefully proclaimed. Like a river to the ocean  She was gently drawn down lovely streams  Following the current  Of all she loved and passionately believed. Some days were grey  Her strength grew weak  But still [...]