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August 8, 2018

>I know you said not to text you, but we need to talk. Meet me for lunch, Packer’s. Alice frowned. She’d never told Elise, her BFF, not to text her. What was that all about? And then she realized the phone in her hand wasn’t hers; it was Joe’s, her loving husband of twenty-five years…. Read More ›

Peace like a river

God made the earth by his might, it is said, he shaped the world by his wisdom, crafted the skies by his knowledge. God made all there is, was, or ever will be. Be sure of his love and presence, guidance and mercy. He knew, and knows us. A confusing concept to our way of… Read More ›

Gerbera

  yellow gerbera daisy basking in warm sun beaming happy light. Photo: aryan tyagi on Pexels.com

Starlight, star bright

Awakening

It was a long way down. She stood on the very peak of her home, finding it not at all odd to be there. Inside, her parents, brothers and sisters slept while she rode the wind. It was wonderful. Beautiful. The sky was dark indigo, dotted wildly with brilliant stars. Her father liked to count… Read More ›

Everything in its time

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven… Ecclesiastes 3:1 I await Your timing, Lord, but in the waiting, let me share, gift by gift, day by day so others know Your love and care. In the labyrinth of my days this moment is all I know, Everything in its… Read More ›

Flower Border

Mercy

“Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” Lamentations 3:22-23 (NIV) When you are overwhelmed – consumed by  temptation loss, fear, faithlessness, illness, anger, disillusionment, disbelief, depression – the surprising, sometimes self-inflicted, often unknowable events that cause you to… Read More ›

Apple Blossoms

Always

Then you will call, and the Lord will answer; you will cry for help, and He will say: Here am I.  Isaiah 58:9 No matter how down you may be, there will be blossoms along life’s way, waiting to make you smile. No matter how disappointed you are, blues skies remind you, tomorrow holds unknown… Read More ›

Tulips

Two yellow tulips, one red in the garden bloom, new with spring’s promise

no rain

spring flings its promise against high expectation tempered by no rain  

Poetry

Secrets

Giving, loving, laughter flip like a tarnished token when resentment and shattered trust are awoken. Secrets of silence, of words not spoken, lie in veiled whispers, promises broken. Choose, you ask, hungering for words best not spoken. Have you someone new? Am I a mere thought, a forgotten token? This secret passion for truth in… Read More ›

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