Do You Hear What I Hear?

A baby’s soft cry lingers in the distance—a whimper…the coo…a quiet, soothing sound above all the worldly clamor… a cry of innocence and complete dependence…a cry of hunger but intense strength…a cry of neediness yet a lineage of royalty. A baby was born…a Savior who is Christ the Lord…a baby that changes the world…not only Read More…

Broken Distractions

  O Lord, my mind is jumbled right now. I have trouble focusing on the most mundane chores which seem obscure.  My heart is disarrayed with turn of events that seem like nightmares—unexpected and harsh.   My spirit is burdened with a desire for restoration.  It’s as if the faces of brokenness keep flashing before me, Read More…

In the Midst of a Storm

In the Midst of a Storm In the Greenville, SC area, we have been experiencing a frenzy as people do their “bread and milk” runs, and in this case, “water” runs.   Bottled water right now is a valuable commodity with only a slim chance of finding some in any store.  Yes, we are getting Read More…

Finding the EXTRA in ORDINARY

On any nothing-out-of-the-ordinary day, just any routine-normal day, does God ever show up for you with the extraordinary?  No, nothing is wrong with ordinary, everyday happenings of a take-for-granted, run-of-the-mill day.  So if you enjoy being a typical, everyday person, is there anything you should be concerned about? Not necessarily, however, I believe that we Read More…

When Things Aren’t Perfect…

What an illusion perfection is!  Life is never perfect, and even when moments, days, or even weeks are clear and mellow, when things appear to be a go for smooth sailing ahead, I should know it is just a matter of time before life’s circumstances come crashing in.  Facing those unexpected waves that take all Read More…

In a Footprint of a Snail…a Moment of Grace

Recently, my husband and I took our pop-up camper and spent two nights at Table Rock State Park in the Foothills of South Carolina.  This was our second excursion out since acquiring the camper so renewing our camping skills has been part of the adventure.  We were not expecting such rainy  weather throughout our first evening’s stay–the Read More…

Author of My Faith

I accepted GRACE during the first year of my college education;  I had met GRACE off and on before that time, but my heart was not ready to receive that transformation. Being a people pleaser, I feared what other people would say or think.  There seemed to be a mystery surrounding GRACE, and I wanted more Read More…