‘And in the last days it shall be, God declares, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh, and your sons and daughter shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams…And it shall come to pass that everyone who calls upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.’”
Traveling up the California coast, my body pressed against the molded truck seat soaking in the relaxation as my heart drank in the beauty of God’s creation along the route. Hubby and I were taking needed time off from a major project God had assigned to us.
A few years ago, my friend Mary Geisen wrote a devotional called “Brave Faith: A 31 Day Devotional Journey.” She said, “God has so much more for us than we can imagine.” And then I won her giveaway of the devotional and the cup in this picture.
Ocean waves crashing to the sky speak of freshness, a cleansing of jagged rocks, the beginning of a new rhythm as the wave is pulled back into the sea and refreshed to begin a new process again. Here today, I am beginning again, too. Refreshed and renewed, I am stretching into a fresh new site with my first blog post.
Preparations for Mother’s Day and the celebrations that accompany it range from simple to extravagant. A Mother’s heart treasures the phone call from a child far away, scribbled notes with lopsided flowers filled with love and the family meal at home as much, if not more than the extravagant dinner at a 5-star restaurant. But an extravaganza prepared by your kids–well that’s another story. A friend of mine, Vicki Andrews found a unique way to help her young grandchildren present …Continue reading →
Mom–the word conjures up memories, feelings, longings, blessings, and sometimes regrets or grief. On the most difficult of days, sometimes, I wish I could just call up my Mom or step in the next room and collapse on her bed with my burdens from the day. My Mom was a good listener. I was her only child, though, which made it easier for her to accomplish this. But this was really my Mom’s heart. She was a good listener for …Continue reading →