Living in the shadowlands

When one door closes, we hope another door opens. Is it faith? Is it faith in action? Who is actually behind the scenes directing the patterns of our life?  How do I account for those who wish me harm for their benefit? Certainly I have some control over my destination, do I not? Perhaps, but howContinue reading “Living in the shadowlands”

On being a mom

At some point I bought two books to help me with my doubts and fears about motherhood. Well more than that, but “Mitten Strings for God” by Katrina Kenison and “Meditations for Mothers” by Elisa Morgan are two of my favorites. I find solace in both. God, in his infinite wisdom, saw fit to give meContinue reading “On being a mom”

These are the days.

This is the time. Make the best of what is and do not think about tomorrow, it is only a possibility. I am here. Now. Those were the days to remember. They will never come again.  You were my best friend. You were the light of my mind. You shone in the crevices of my darkContinue reading “These are the days.”

Wayward Travelers and a Path to Life

Mother’s Day has come and gone. I wonder about the childless woman, either by choice or by fate. I wonder about the woman who struggles daily with the children she is raising. I wonder about the children who will be mothers someday. I have seen woman, who come for counseling regarding a pregnancy. Some ofContinue reading “Wayward Travelers and a Path to Life”

To be or not to be…

rebaptized? Now there is a heated debate, if there ever was one, of whether to baptize infants, children, or only those who can reasonably know what they are doing? So where did I land and how did I venture into this debate to begin with? Lord, help me… Making a long story short, so I doContinue reading “To be or not to be…”

Spring Hike 2012

It is that time of year when great friends, food and faith mix together to create memories that carry you through the rest of the calendar days. The exhiliration surrounding my departure to go to the hills is welling up in my soul! If you could hear me, deep inside, you would realize heaven! My history with the spring andContinue reading “Spring Hike 2012”

Sing a New Song

So I am restored. Not completely. Some days I feel some pieces are missing and instead of searching, I rest in God’s arms! I have a new song. Is it familiar? Not really because my old self has passed away and the new has come! Prayer: Lord, I was a believer at age 8. IContinue reading “Sing a New Song”

Set Us Free

Today, I am being reminded that I am bought at a cost. I am broken but not crushed, healed and held close to my Heavenly Father’s heart. In the palm of His Hands He holds me, giving reassurance that I am never forsaken or forgotten. I may travel this world, alone and lonely, but IContinue reading “Set Us Free”

The Promise

Click…The Promise and then your web back browser to return to this page to finish reading my post. 2 Peter 1:4 And because of his glory and excellence, he has given us great and precious promises. These are the promises that enable you to share his divine nature and escape the world’s corruption caused by humanContinue reading “The Promise”