Finding Stillness Through Gratitude

I recently read a blog post by Marelisa Fabrega about how gratitude can change your life. It began with a quote by German theologian Meister Eckhart that says: “If the only prayer you say in […]

Spring Praises

I love Spring. I love the flowers blooming, I love the freshness of a morning breeze, the cool nights spent gazing at the moon.  I love the sound of the birds singing outside my window […]

A Christmas Companion

As an official member of the ‘Empty-Nester Club’ I’ve gotten used to my routines and habits without the pitter patter of little feet running through the house (well, at least until he became a teenager, […]

From Shame to Joy

Have you ever felt ashamed by a stranger’s phone call?  I have – this morning, in fact. And I’m not referring to the type of weird, shameful calls like the ones I used to get […]

His Grace

I was reflecting this morning on my journey of faith throughout the years. I came to Christ when I was 15 years old and I never could have imagined the opportunities, places, people and experiences […]

Are you thirsty?

“As fresh water brings joy to the thirsty, so God’s people rejoice when he saves them.” Isaiah 12:3 Have you ever been thirsty? I mean, throat parched and bone dry thirsty, the kind of thirst […]

God Sees You.

Can I be honest with you? Sometimes I find it very hard to connect with other people. I’m naturally shy and reserved, would rather read a good book or spend hours on a computer alone, […]

Can Thankfulness Affect Your Blessings?

If you gave someone a gift and it wasn’t appreciated would you be inclined to give that person more gifts in the future?  My answer would be, “Probably not.” But if that same person was […]

Remember Your Blessings

My husband and I lost our first baby to SIDS when he was only 7 weeks old. A year and a half later, after our daughter Grace was born, I could barely function.  Fear and […]

A New Perspective

What are you all grateful for? the sweet, smiling lady asked the women at my table, during Bible Study. The subject that evening had something to do with gratitude. I stared at the piece of […]