Rain

Rain

Sometimes the rain is refreshing Sometimes the rain is a blessing I don't want to rush outside today Inside I'll rest, revive and pray. March 20, 2021 Tina W. Hope, Patience, and Faithfulness. "Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer."Romans 12:12 "Then I will give you your rains in their season, and [...]

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 [...]

F(l)ight Songs #6

F(l)ight Songs #6

Last Winter I really started struggling with music, particularly finding what spoke to me where I was. I felt terrible that songs that once lifted me up only made me feel worse.  I'm still sifting through music looking for those songs that hit the right note. Perhaps you can relate. It's easy to listen to [...]

Guard Your Heart

Guard Your Heart

Don't keep looking at the darkest skies They'll only swallow you up in lies  Don't forget there's a silver lining  Behind those greys is something worth finding. Don't keep buying what you cannot feel You may not see it That doesn't make it real Don’t forget that the sun still shines  We're not alone  But [...]

Power Outage

Power Outage

I'm not a big fan of sudden, unexpected power outages. As the case may be they're almost always sudden and unexpected. Life is the same way. Things have a way of changing on a dime.  Thankfully our power outage occurred on Monday morning after I'd posted on my blog, caught up with a friend, and [...]

Fighting Words

Fighting Words

This isn’t what I planned on posting. I'm not feeling happy with what I was going to share, and to be honest the day is attempting to kick me in the teeth. As I started to get tearful, hope and joy began to run the other way. Get back here!!! Stop being cowards!!!! Okay, that [...]

Contentment

Contentment

Sometimes I'm so surprised by how the Holy Spirit leads. I'll be focused on one thing… looking for something specific, then He'll draw my eyes in a totally different direction. I love it when this happens. I'm also so glad that He does. I would miss so much. In those moments I'm quite inspired and [...]

Victory

Victory

Waking a bit melancholy isn't abnormal for me, but I've been surprised a few times to wake up and smile at the day. Last Saturday was a bit of a melancholy start, but Jesus gave me something to smile about right away.  Next, I spent quite a bit of time with Him meditating on His [...]

Walking and Talking

Walking and Talking

Not to be confused with "Walkie-talkieing." Although... The above photo reveals the shoe of champions. No, really, they're called "Champions." I had such an amazing weekend. However, I didn't realize that it had gone so swimmingly until late Sunday afternoon. I've got some stories for you this week! Saturday morning I woke feeling emotionally flat. [...]