Hold on! One day this mourning will be turned into DANCING!

Just a little over a week ago, my husband held me and we danced. What a blessing it was. But, I have cried lately too—about Afghanistan, about a friend’s little daughter dying of cancer, and other friends who have lost loved ones to this pandemic. I have spoken with many others dealing with hard, stressfulContinue reading “Hold on! One day this mourning will be turned into DANCING!”

My busy, distracted heart longs to see Jesus

It’s Holy Week. Palm Sunday’s church songs are growing faint in our ears. We find ourselves busy and distracted. But my busy, distracted heart longs to see Jesus. We long to behold the glory of the One who died for us. When I slow down and turn my eyes to Him, I stand in aweContinue reading “My busy, distracted heart longs to see Jesus”

These words should be our words

“I have fought the good fight.I have finished the race.I have kept the faith. Finally, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on that Day, and not to me only but also to all who have loved His appearing”. (2 Tim 4:7-8)Continue reading “These words should be our words”

Happy Thanksgiving!

Oh that moment, I walk in the door at my parents’ home. Turkey cooking. Dressing baking. The aroma of delicious anticipation floating through the house. I want it to last forever. There’s something so wonderful about slowing down and savoring our blessings. Though our earthly blessings are fleeting, there are hints of heaven in everyContinue reading “Happy Thanksgiving!”

Be deliberate about this

Nine things. Normally by November 9th, I would have listed nine blessings I’m thankful for. But 2020 has been hard. But the truth is, those things I would’ve listed are still with me today. I’m still incredibly blessed. Yes, 2020 has been difficult and the election, and our country, doesn’t seem to be going theContinue reading “Be deliberate about this”

Let’s take a pause…

As I study the prophecy of Daniel, I’m reminded that the great theologian, John Calvin, said Martin Luther is “indulging his thoughts too freely” when referring to the AntiChrist in Daniel. And I’m sitting here, thinking why did I pick Daniel to study and share? I don’t want to indulge my thoughts too freely. DanielContinue reading “Let’s take a pause…”