BIG PRAYERS

“Even if we are loved, it is not enough. We long to be fruitful, to do something of meaning and value that comes naturally out of the gifts and capacities of our souls.” ~ John Eldredge, Desire   I love to ask people, “If you could do anything for God, what would you do?” One of my good friends loves …

A Royal Son….Destiny

  There is no limit to what God can do for you providing you do not seek your own glory. ~L.B. Cowman       I am such a girl. I am such a mommy. As my baby boy (now almost 16) and I watched the evening news, I had to blink away tears as they announced the birth of the …

Hope

Once upon a time there were three women named Mary. One gave birth to God’s Son. The other sat at the feet of the Rabbi Messiah as a disciple during a time when women couldn’t learn as men–there were no women disciples before Jesus and this Mary. The third Mary, a woman once entrapped by seven demons was given the …

Thankful for the Darkness (2011 post 2nd edition)

There is something magical about Christmas lights. Ordinary homes transform into gumdrop houses. The outline of barren trees form graceful shapes against the darkness, and inside my home the lights from our tree cast a warm glow. I love to sit in their grace listening to the quiet and counting my blessings. But it struck me the other night that …