Thank you, dear Potter, for choosing this lump of clay. Thank you for molding me into Your creation. Your design will be perfect, completely according to Your plan. Thank you for Your tender touch. I know the push and pressure of your gentle hands will make me better—more of what You envisioned for me. I’m … More The Pot’s Prayer
Do you ever feel that way—stuck! Perhaps you are stuck in a job you don’t like or a marriage that is loveless. Are you facing a life of illness where the situation you’re stuck in includes hospitals, prescriptions, and overwhelming medical bills? Sometimes, our “stuck spot” is more petty, like a bad haircut, twenty pounds … More Stuck or Planted?
As I face another good-bye, I’m working HARD to keep focused! Our youngest son and his little family have been here for a week now. The Lord has blessed us with perfect weather and wonderful opportunities to pack in the memories! Now, it’s time to get back to “normal.” Normal—what does that look like? Well, … More Just a Taste
Well, for the past four days, I’ve laid around doing nothing. Wish it could have been on the beach, but it was on the couch with a box of tissues, a bounding headache, and a fever. Today is the first day that I can actually function! No one likes to get sick. We try not … More AWH…CHOO! Sniffle, Sniffle.
Resting in the arms of Jesus – what does that mean? Trusting in our Lord…completely – how do you do that when life is so full of responsibilities and trials? Those are good questions which we may answer soundly one day and then need to wrestle down the next! My first roommate in college was … More Trust? Really?
Yesterday, we had a baby dedication at church for three new babies. It’s always a beautiful service, full of meaning and commitment for the parents as well as the church family. Today, we read in the news about a family of four in our dear state of Pennsylvania who were murdered: the daughter shot her … More What Will Make the Difference?
Isn’t that a beautiful sight?! Sorry it’s a little “screeny” but I took it from my kitchen window. Do you want a tour? Starting on the right side, there is asparagus that we haven’t enjoyed yet – just planted last year. Then there’s cauliflower and cabbage, five rows of potatoes, a new row of beans … More The Most Beautiful Impossible Weed