Thoughts from a daughter…

4am and lost in thought. Thinking of dreams unrealized and promises broken. Leadings of God not followed and the unhappy consequences of those actions. Praying a little. “God, you know what I want to do with my life, right?”, even as I look forward at the years which lie ahead to realize that the number …

My Pastor Said, “Timing”.

No matter how Broken You Are, No matter how low you feel, No matter how blind you are, I promise The God of Heaven sees you. On the way home I was thinking about when the disciples asked Jesus why a certain man was blind. It was on my mind because of a conversation I …

River

The sunrise was soft this morning, providing a gentle light that didn't hurt the eyes as one drove toward the east. I generally take the road that allows my car to move in curvy swervey patterns since it follows the shoreline of the river. It's a peaceful commute that changes visually with every season and …

I Want What God Intended

When your children reach higher heights, achieving greatness, I want to be there. When your babies choose their mates. ​And make ​babies of their own, ​When​ you hold the wee things in your arms, Tiny extensions of yourself, I want to be there.​ To see ​​the​ smile on your face. The wonder in your eyes. …

Faded Beauty Is Still Beautiful

I sat here tonight, next to these flowers, and lamented their fading and wilting. I reached for my camera and began preserving the beauty before it ALL faded away. As camera clicked, many thoughts impressed themselves upon me. I was photographing age with youth. Faded petals nestled within vibrant white, each contributing to the other's …

– Solitude and The Least of These –

I chose solitude today, for Thanksgiving. My daughter, is in Florida at school. She spent the day working in a soup kitchen with her peers, so I am not worried for her, knowing that ministering to others has not only distracted her from missing us here at home, but has also enriched her character. My …