My book is here!
Come away and rest
Each January I feel bittersweet as I pack up the tree ornaments and Nativities, each one holding a memory of a special person, trip, or time in my life. But while I miss the warm tree lights on these cold winter mornings, I breathe a sigh of relief to have another Christmas season behind me.… Continue reading Come away and rest
Exciting news coming in 2023 - (drumroll) - I will be publishing my first book, Moving Beyond: Maneuvering Through Life's Changes! This is a devotional book about dealing with the transitions in our lives. Watch this space after the New Year for a cover reveal, created by the talented Grey Von Cannon. As we enter… Continue reading Exciting News!
Grateful for What is There
What do you see when you look at this picture—a vase or two faces? Psychologists say that the way we process optical illusions gives a clue to our creativity and intelligence. I just know that every time I blink, the picture changes. What we see in the picture depends on which part we are seeing—… Continue reading Grateful for What is There
Behind Closed Doors
We put up the decorations on the outside, we snap a picture for Facebook or Instagram, we dry our tears and ‘make-up’ our faces, while too often hiding pain and turmoil that we have no clue how to deal with.
What I needed in the Amazon
I have returned from my adventure with Justice & Mercy International into the Amazon Jungle! I did not lose a finger to a piranha, and I survived sleeping in a hammock on the deck of a boat for five nights. I got to swim with a pink dolphin, feed a wild monkey, explore the jungle,… Continue reading What I needed in the Amazon
The Year I Skipped Christmas
This year is a joyful time for me, but I have many friends who are struggling with grief and loneliness at this holiday time. The following is a reprint of an article I wrote last year for the Lighthouse Connection's Refresh Magazine. My prayer is that it will bring you hope if you are in… Continue reading The Year I Skipped Christmas
On the Sunday night after Thanksgiving, I drove home from the Hanging of the Green service at my church, basking in the warmth of the simple joy of hearing the children sing and greeting friends. My Advent Season was off to a wonderful start. It was dark and I decided to take the backroads home… Continue reading Interrupted