Everyday Wonders

God is always singing love over us, but our ears must be open to hear.  These posts help me pay attention to His never-ceasing blessings!  Origami ships sailing across the dining room table A homeless man who asked for only fifty cents, and with bright eyes exclaimed, “God bless you!” The prayer my husband wrote for me, for […]

Chasing Heaven

  When I was a child, The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton, was my favorite book.  In it, a country cottage endures trials (urban sprawl), only to be transported, in the end, to her former life in the paradise of the countryside. The problem with my girlhood love of this book is that it […]

Be Gentle on Yourself

“ ‘Martha, Martha,’ the Lord answered, ‘you are worried and upset about many things, but only one thing is needed.  Mary has chosen what is better, and it will not be taken away from her.’ ”  Luke 10: 41-42 Six months ago, my aunt sent me this beautiful collage card she made.  Inside she wrote, […]

Corduroy on Love

I Corinthians 13 is the famous “love chapter” of the Bible. Its poetry defines love in exquisite detail. I think Mark 10 deserves a similar designation: the “Jesus Loves Me” chapter. In it, right after we watch Jesus drawing the little children close and blessing them, we get to gaze at a person through Jesus’s […]