Finding Contenment in Trials II

There is something I'm just not getting. I haven't quite figured it out yet, but the fact I know I'm not getting something seems to be forward progress. My daughter is reading a story about Hudson Taylor, a missionary to China during the mid to late 1800s. According to the story, one of Taylor's preparations … Continue reading Finding Contenment in Trials II

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Delight Yourself in the Lord

For the last year I've been struggling with my writing. Between life getting in the way and the loss of  my awesome critique partners due to their lives getting in the way of their writing, I've been floundering. Finding a new critique group has taken a few adjustments and getting used to. Their styles vary … Continue reading Delight Yourself in the Lord

God and Social Media

Don't tell me God can't use platforms like Facebook. Twice this week I've joked around about my prayers not only not being answered but having received the exact opposite of those prayers.  Did it stop me from approaching the throne of God? No. But that didn't mean my faith wasn't shaken just a little. I kept … Continue reading God and Social Media

Search Me, O God

Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me and know my thoughts: And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way of everlasting. Psalm 139:23-24 I've been absent longer than I'd like. But it's all been for a good cause. Maybe not in the way of … Continue reading Search Me, O God

Forgive, and You Will be Forgiven

I'm having one of those days. I feel gray and gloomy. And I'm ready to cry at the drop of a pin. I'm sure a big part of it is from exhaustion. I'm not used to being away from home. And now, things have slowed down enough for me to process the events of the … Continue reading Forgive, and You Will be Forgiven

Perfect Love Casts Out Fear-A Writer’s Angst

There is a group of us writers from Topeka that try to get together throughout the month. With all the snow in January and changes in each other's schedules it hasn't been easy. But when we do find a way to fellowship it is often filled with wonderful encouragement and insights, not only with our writing … Continue reading Perfect Love Casts Out Fear-A Writer’s Angst

Sunday Clash of Personalities

Way back when, when hubs and I first came to the Lord, it never seemed to fail that we'd clash. You see, he was very zealous for the Lord (still is), especially on Sunday mornings. Not a bad thing at all. In fact, it is one of those things I absolutely love about him. On most … Continue reading Sunday Clash of Personalities