2020 Whirlwind

Part 1 2020…We can all agree this will be the year we look back on with disdain. “This is 20-20“ no thanks, Barbara Walters. I’ll take “2019” for $1000, Alex. I’m human, you’re human. We naturally want a world with circumstances we can control. But, with each little thing that gets pulled from my white-knuckledContinue reading “2020 Whirlwind”

When the Words Won’t Come

Writing is how I process my world. It is a free therapist that I never have to worry about overburdening with the same thoughts, ideas, and concerns. Often my writing becomes prayers when the words become so heavy, they fall onto pages like an onslaught of rain to an already over saturated earth. When thereContinue reading “When the Words Won’t Come”

Joy Uncovered

In this third week of Advent, we light the pink candle that represents JOY. This week’s advent candle may be the most difficult of all. A friend lost her husband suddenly last week. Another is grieving over the loss of a marriage. For some, this is the first holiday without a loved one. Family membersContinue reading “Joy Uncovered”

Hope in a Hopeless World

We are in the first week of advent. In the church, Advent means the weeks leading up to the birth of Christ. Often this is represented by lighting a candle, specifically purple in color, to signify the hope of the coming of Christ. In the Old Testament, God’s people had strayed so far from Him.Continue reading “Hope in a Hopeless World”

Seasons of Weariness

Yesterday, I wrote a completely different post. I struggled with the entire thing. It couldn’t find my voice and it just didn’t seem real. So, I am starting over, even if it means the post goes out later than normal. My “Tuesdays at 2pm” goal will just have to change for today. My desire forContinue reading “Seasons of Weariness”

Seasons of Harvest

This month’s blog posts will center around the theme of Harvest. While most of us are not farmers and do not rely on a physical harvest of crops for our livelihood, we can all relate to the changes a harvest brings. A fall harvest brings farmers to the end of a season of growing andContinue reading “Seasons of Harvest”

To Be Known – Part 1

In my home as a child, we always had what we needed but seldom an abundance of anything…except books. I always had a book to read and cherished the stories on those pages. If I have carried anything from my childhood over to my own children it is a love for reading. I read aloudContinue reading “To Be Known – Part 1”