When Heaven Cries

My husband called me on his lunch hour today. No particular reason, though I think he was just checking on me. The tears have been coming easily and there are moments I feel like the world is in the toilet even though I am blessed. Really. In my quiet moments with the Lord, He has […]

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Reflections of Psalm 23; Day 12

And I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. We have learned so much about the habits of sheep: how they need to be kept safe and free of fear, well fed, free of parasites and annoyances, and other disturbances like rivalry within the flock. Otherwise, they cannot even lie down to rest. […]

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Have You Seen My Child? Lost and Found

I was preparing to head out the door. It was time to meet the co-op truck across town. They only come once a month and my order was pre-paid. I looked around the children in the living room. “Where’s Melody?” I asked my daughter Ella. At 15, Ella is often the one to swing our […]

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You Are Ezer; Praying God’s Will, Ephesians 5:15-33

Does God ever have you camp out in a particular area of the Bible for a long time? That’s me with Ephesians. There are so many good things to learn, and every time I go through it God unpacks a little more. In chapter 5, verses 15-21, Paul admonishes the Ephesians to live under the […]

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Ephesians Chapter 2, verses 11-22

“Building on the Corner Stone,” This is my journal of Ephesians 2:11-22.  God’s word is so complete, and my notes are not.  I know the next time I go through these verses that I will notice something new.  I’m reading from the New American Standard Bible and am using the lexicon from blueletterbible.org.  The link […]

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