During the quietness, on Christmas Day, I wrote the following poem. The first stanza burst forth as a prayerful song in my heart. I found myself singing and humming it all day. Later, I sat down and worked on the remainder in meditation concluding with a crescendo of praise.
Tag Archives: Christian Prayer
A Gift for You
As we wrap up final Christmas gatherings and approach the year 2022. I have a gift for you. I have created some Bible study guides that I’ve used in small group settings. I’ve learned how to make a downloadable file available for those who want it. I’m excited to be able to offer this resourceContinue reading “A Gift for You”
Like a Vapor
While growing up, each of my children participated in various scripture memorization activities at home, in the church, during youth programs, and through Bible quizzing. It was a practice I encouraged because I find evidence of it mentioned in the Bible.
This year, I finished making my first quilt. I’ve had a long-time yearning to make one. I found a method that uses fabric scraps to produce the quilt. This appealed to me more because I find a sense of satisfaction in the creative process of repurposing things versus discarding them.
A Prayer Tool
Have you heard the saying the right tool for the job? Usually, this is in reference to productivity and safety. A brief look at any people throughout the history of humanity and you will undoubtedly see instruments, devices, and gadgets created to make a task or job easier to perform. The best tools do generateContinue reading “A Prayer Tool”
Meeting other brothers and sisters in Christ on WordPress is a great blessing. As I read various other authors’ posts, I have been enlightened, encouraged, challenged, convicted, gained wisdom, and learned more about life and Jesus.
Bless the Lord
For the past two weeks, I had five of my grandchildren under my care as their momma recuperates from major surgery. I’m not accustomed to the rhythm of homeschooling, meals, laundry, and life with five each day. In the midst of the chaos that comes naturally with kids, pets, and altered schedules, I lost focusContinue reading “Bless the Lord”
This writing is a repost from my earliest days of blogging. The lesson dovetails well with the theme in my last post Greatly Blessed. Walking the Beach I walked the beach enjoying moments of spiritual solitude and inner peace. Rhythmic waves crashed upon the shore. The powerful ocean waves deposited shells and I began toContinue reading “Polished Shells”
A woman recently asked me, “How do you remain joyful?” A similar question or remark often follows people learning of my story. For new readers, I’m a survivor of two suicides—my son and then later my husband. My response to the question is always, “By sheer faith, it is not of myself. Christ alone helpedContinue reading “Greatly Blessed”
Last week, in Changed Trajectory, I shared the family legacy that assisted in bringing spiritual transformation to my dad and subsequently our family. I’m continuing with the theme of prayer, not by my usual style of writing rather through a poem.