Grace Wins . . . Every Time!

A quiet house, beautiful sunrise, tree lights and garland illuminates our home. The boys and fur-babies are fast asleep God reminds me of family, friends and many others I may never know who are hurting. Some are believers while others are not. Although it’s a new dawn, a new day, a new year their hurts …

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But for the Grace of God

This time of year can be especially difficult. The daylight is shorter. The weather is typically colder. Special gatherings are taking place all around. My heart is tender to suffering of every kind. I'm sure you've experienced loss and suffering. I have had my share of loss as well. Reading through my journal I came …

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Fiesta

This week I'm working out of town at a conference. It's a neighboring city so I'm not too far from home which is really nice. Just our luck the city has its biggest festival at the same time this year. Fiesta 2018 is here! Where? Why San Antonio, Texas of course. Rich with Texas history …

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Close to Heaven

Heaven is not so far away. She most likely will be with Jesus today. There's no longer a need for her to explore. We wonder if she can hear Heaven roar. * A good, long life of over eighty-five years Memories, sarcasm, laughter, with a few tears Children, grandchildren and great-grands Says she's ready for …

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No Coincidences

Whether it's the glow of the moon or the rays of the sun this is the image my husband and I are blessed to see each day. This time of year and especially today, Good Friday, I reflect back on a time in history far before I was born. I remember with tears, smiles, joy, …

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Invisible

I remember her, that girl that wanted to disappear. She didn't want anyone to notice her. She didn't want to engage conversation with anyone. She most certainly did not want to make eye contact with anyone. What did she want? She wanted to be looked over, passed up, forgotten. She did not believe she was …

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Suddenly Seahorse

The book of Genesis is penned so beautifully and it starts with "In the beginning God created..." Immediately you are drawn in and want to keep reading, and so you do. Fast forward to day four of creation and ... Then God said, “Let the water swarm with[f] living creatures, and let birds fly above …

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