Fall Wonders

By the end of November, my heart was screaming, “No more!”  Pain and tragedy struck our extended family, our friends, and our neighbor.  “You have to keep trusting,” I could hear Nancy from church saying.  What wisdom!  God’s love has never left us.  His autumn blessings have drifted down every day.  Remembering them, my jittery, […]

Selah

Selah:  a pause during which to reflect  I experienced Selah last Thursday—both the definition above and the two-year-old girl version.  My lifelong friend was moving, so I had the privilege of watching her wispy-curled, rosebud-mouthed, Shirley Temple look-a-like, Selah!  Keeping a two-year-old put my normal productivity on pause.  We played with the nesting doll and […]

Hope for the Flowers

I glimpse wings from the window of my bedroom and walk outside for a closer look.  I’d read that Gregg’s Blue Mistflower was a butterfly magnet, but this?  Six pairs of wings! I drop to my knees, snapping pictures.  The monarchs fold their wings like praying hands while sipping.  Then, effortlessly, they flutter above my […]