Love Includes You

I spent the day with my middle daughter. The one who’s been climbing her whole life to find her worth. At the tender age of 5 her arms wrapped around my middle sitting in the pew while the teacher up front taught us we were sinners. We learned that God was a mountain and we... Continue Reading →

The One Book That’s Always New

I’m so excited. I got a new Bible. It feels like the latest book from your favorite author. The one you’ve been waiting months to read. I’m giddy over new books. Getting an author’s new release of tragedy to triumph in my hands, I don’t want to let go. I resist opening them. I want... Continue Reading →

Worth It

Have you ever given a gift that was blatantly unappreciated? I found one of those pivotal bible verses calligraphed onto a plaque I thought perfect for a friend. She struggles with depression. LOVE NEVER FAILS, hanging on her wall might be exactly what she needs to coax her into a brighter future. Maybe if she loved... Continue Reading →

The Art of Knitting

"Knit together in love." Col 2:2   The long arm holds the unsecured to prevent unraveling while with great dexterity the hand gently loops new through the active --- catching the fresh and drawing it through. This secures the whole and forms new in its place. I thought we could just sew people together. You... Continue Reading →

In Pursuit

  In my search toward a deeper knowing of God, I asked my Husband why he loves his kids. His answer, “I can’t imagine doing anything else.”   “God, who made the world and everything in it...”  This verse poured over the grounds of my mind and filled my cup with comprehension. The richness of... Continue Reading →

Without a Sound

I eat, and it does not satisfy...Yet, I want for more.I sleep, and I wake,while rest waits at my door.I wash and dress,longing for change...Though my garments are fresh,they're just more of the same.How do You whisper, without a sound?Make plenty,without being found?How do You embrace, without touch...sooth, comfort,and cover up?The body brings pain,the Spirit echoes life.You,... Continue Reading →

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