Lost and Found

From the fullness of God’s grace we have all received one blessing after another. John 1:16 (NIV) I had my outfit planned out perfectly for an important meeting at work – grey pencil skirt, black short-sleeved sweater, grey heels. The only thing I needed to complete it was my favorite necklace, given to me by … Continue reading Lost and Found

Love a Lot Bear

From the lips of children and infants, you have ordained praise O Lord.  Psalm 8:2  (NIV) “Doesn’t this bother you?” I asked my middle daughter when she was 6 or so as we surveyed her room. It was covered with castles, battles long won and lost by various pirates and knights, Barbies, Barbie clothing, Bionicles … Continue reading Love a Lot Bear

It’s a Truth Universally Known…

“My people will live in peaceful dwelling places, in secure homes, in undisturbed places of rest,” says the Lord. Isaiah 32:18 (NIV) It was a Saturday night, and my husband was working until midnight. If I could just get the kids to bed at 9:00, I’d have three hours to myself, I thought. But that … Continue reading It’s a Truth Universally Known…

The Summer of Letting Go and Letting God

“For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”    Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV) Facing hard times in life is difficult. When I lost my job last year, I took some time to just grieve that moment. … Continue reading The Summer of Letting Go and Letting God