Masterpiece

Do you have a summer project list? Some friends are cleaning out closets, organizing the kids’ toys, painting the front porch, and creating a new patio. Projects require our attention and focus. We are able to use our gifts, talents, and creativity as we work to complete our project. It is gratifying to sit back … More Masterpiece

The Divine Rescue

Imagine being stranded on a desert island with no one around for immediate assistance.  How would you cope? How would you handle the loneliness and disillusionment after days of little food and water, hot sun or cold nights, awaiting a rescue? I just finished a wonderful week of Vacation Bible School (VBS) where the theme … More The Divine Rescue

The God of All Nations

As I spent time in Jeremiah this week, the given chapters brought me back to a place of private school education. The chapters reminded me of those we used to read in Bible class. Chapters filled with war and destruction. Chapters about ancient civilizations and primal rulers. Chapters I would skim over with nothing but … More The God of All Nations

A Bold Question

Have you ever been lost? I mean like really lost in a place you don’t know. Think back to what it felt like? Were you scared, nervous, frustrated, feeling helpless? Did you ask for directions? Did you actually stop and seek out help to find your way to your destination? Remember when we used to … More A Bold Question

Sweet Suffering

It’s taken me a few years to come to the following conclusion. If God, the Creator of the universe, Maker of all things, fully able Healer, knew from the beginning of time that my husband would glorify Him best by being a quadruple amputee, then the transition happened as smoothly as it ever could. He … More Sweet Suffering

Slivers of Hope Amidst Disobedience, Destruction, & Dirty Underwear

“Clean your room.” “Be kind and stop fighting.” “Please stop calling your sibling ‘stupid’.”  “Pick up your dirty socks and underwear.” These phrases are common in our household as we are in the midst of discipline training in my home with four little people under the age of 9 years. My husband and I continually … More Slivers of Hope Amidst Disobedience, Destruction, & Dirty Underwear

Am I Listening?

Growing up in the northern mountains of Pennsylvania, my brothers and I would play outside after school each day. We had a large backyard and beyond that was a thickly wooded hillside. Various friends would show up and we would play games or run around in the woods. When it was time for dinner, my … More Am I Listening?

Answer God’s Call

Nicole hit it out of the ballpark with her intro on Jeremiah and Lamentations last week! What a great introduction to these two books of the Bible that can be difficult to understand and may not seem applicable to us today. But, oh dear ladies, they do apply! We can use every ounce of wisdom … More Answer God’s Call