I learned something (actually, more than one thing) last week when I was using the self-clean cycle on my new oven. Replace what no longer works. The first oven in our home functioned nearly twenty years. I cannot say the same for our other major appliances. We have replaced the […]
In September, the theme for my art journal group was Seeking Solace. While the group chose to develop their art around mandalas, I chose to reflect on words and songs that have provided peace and solace my entire life. Below is a poem I wrote last year based on Psalm […]
do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 ESV Peace is often elusive. We say we want it for […]
As I was contemplating my daily readings, I realized anew how God’s Word is akin to the manna of the wilderness. He sprinkles along my path the morsels of knowledge and understanding I need to fulfill my morning-pick-me-up and to curb afternoon pangs and cravings. I cannot rely on these […]
“Don’t worry.” Spoken to my son with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). Spoken by his mother who also has GAD. Spoken to me in Philippians 4:6-7. Spoken by me to my son to remind him to remind me to obey God in this way as we follow Proverbs 3:5-6.