Tag: trust

Look UP

I was taken aback by my physical and emotional reaction to what I saw. I had known all along it was coming, but when the day arrived, I got sick to my stomach and felt teary. I couldn’t believe my eyes when I stepped…

Change

The other day my teenage daughter came to me with a photo of her when she was a toddler. Because we adopted her when she was older, I didn’t know her back then. She told me what she remembered about the photo and the…

Words Galore

Your words are as endless as sand on a shore, Strung together in books And in blogs galore. You speak them with vigor and zeal the same As if you’re vying for spots In Christendom’s fame Your words sit on tables and nightstands –…

“Turn Mundane Into Holy”

“LORD, help my prideful heart today, My work before YOUR throne to lay. LORD, teach my selfish stubborn will To quiet down – how to be still. ~ Show me that routine tasks I do, Are not for me, but all for YOU. In…

Like a Wall

She was holding on to my hand as she walked across the stone wall. She talked away and skipped along knowing she was safe, there on top of the wall, which ran along the path. Suddenly she stopped. Her eyes became fear-filled and her…

Despite the Storm

The alarm was set and my walking shoes were waiting. I had every intention of heading out early to see the sunrise. However, I did not wake up so soft music but to furious lighting and thunder. Instead of walking, I sat down and…

Courageous Waiting

I wait for plane, and bus, and train, I wait in sunshine, snow, and rain. I wait for kids and husband, too. Sometimes until my face turns blue. I wait in grocery stores a lot. I wait for perfect parking spots. Sometimes I wait…

Getting a Grip

Ice and snow made the paths treacherous. I was not in the mood of falling again. Once was enough. (I also much rather get an increased heart rate from a brisk walk than from falling headlong in the snow.) I pulled the traction spikes…

Desired Havens

Stay close to Him and by His side. Stay near the Word of God. Stay next to Christ – in Him abide. Stay with Him in the flood. ~ Hold out your hand to Him alone. Hold fast and stay the course. Hold on…

Trust and Obey

The Maker of Heaven, Of Earth and the sky Gives life to His children. Shows birds how to fly. ~ Tells the oceans and seas How far they can come. Turns them back into clouds Through rays of the sun. ~ His knowledge and…

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