The Thin Place I’m grateful to Dr. Henry Emmons for introducing me to this concept. I think that it could as readily be applied to any type of emotionally difficult situation – an illness, a loss, a transition. I think it would be very worthwhile to think about how to put this into some type of […]
I spoke to the Duchess Renée today, and since she is the friend who loaned me a lovely little book which I took on vacation…Voilà! I had found my inspiration for today’s blog post. (I also started The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski on Lea’s recommendation. I am enjoying it but since I […]
For Ingrid and Nico, René, Dave and Amy, Renée, Julie, and John, Kate, Michele and many other loved ones facing big challenges right now. God aiding you In lane, In street, Through rain, Through sleet, Through blue-sky day, In car, In coach, On motorway, On train, On plane, In park in dark, With stranger’s face […]
I’m thinking about forgiveness today, thanks to a reminder from CPC (our church), Brad Jackson and the Lord’s Prayer. Specifically: Forgive us our sins. For we also forgive everyone who sins against us. We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the […]
It’s all I have to bring to-day, This, and my heart beside, This, and my heart, and all the fields, And all the meadows wide. Be sure you count, should I forget,– Some one the sun could tell,– This, and my heart, and all the bees Which in my clover dwell. Emily Dickinson
Nature has placed thee On a changeful tide, To breast its waves, But not without a guide… Oliver Wendell Holmes Nothing is as it should be, and everything is exactly as it is. For you, friends.
I really admire local singer-songwriter Sara Groves. She’s a wonderful musician, but her heart is what really inspires me. Her video, I Saw What I Saw, written about her trip to Africa is definitely worth watching. Click here to see it on YouTube. The words to this song went perfectly with the beauty theme we […]
We could all use a little glimpse of something brighter and more colorful today. As many of you know, I love my garden. I actually think that love might be an inadequate word in this case. It’s like the garden is an extension of me. I have only been digging in the dirt for four […]