Sometimes fences need mending. Sometimes the rains come and the weeds grow too fast. Sometimes the wind blows hard and the roof needs repair. Sometimes the walls need to be painted And the to-do list grows faster than the hand can write And the bills pile up as high as […]
She can't quite reach out on purpose. But she is trying. Her stretched out fingers were ready to grasp whatever her little palm landed upon. This time it's my own hand. Mama. She stretches them toward me, eyes brimming with delight when she hits her target. She rests them there. […]
It was just a moment but an eternity of grace, when two wild hearts met and we were both unafraid. Creation stood still as it was in the beginning, a glimpse into Eden. Oh be still my soul and listen to the wind rustling through the trees. In the cool […]
The flower that blooms in winter does not fear the cold. It springs forth anyway.
"This Flower, whose fragrance tender with sweetness fills the air, Dispels with glorious splendor the darkness everywhere." ~Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming I have always loved this hymn, though it's rarely sung in any worship setting these days. It reminds me, as this rose that bloomed in my garden […]