Today I needed some seasonal beauty and I needed rest, so I stopped at a local farm stand and purchased some beauty. This was good for my soul.
I went chasing the sunset this evening. Found much beauty and was reminded of this truth I read earlier from A.W. Tozer: The whole outlook of mankind might be changed if we could all believe that we dwell under a friendly sky and that the God of heaven, though exalted in power and majesty, is … Continue reading Practicing Resurrection Day 40
Today the rain is a welcome comfort. It allows me to stay quiet and small after a day full of peeks into people's hearts and seeing deep hurts. The rain encourages me to be still and remember He is God and that He is writing these stories. The rain reminds me that God is good … Continue reading Practicing Resurrection Day 39
Wishing there was a scratch and sniff filter for this one. These flowers are so wonderfully fragrant. Everywhere I go I catch a hint of them.
Out my Window: Flowering trees with such sweet aroma. Fresh cut grass. Enjoying: Late Spring finally being here. Long weekend. Listening to: Finished listening to Welcome to Adulting: Navigating Faith, Friendship, Finances, and the Future by Jonathan Pokluda. We will be using it as a discussion point with our young adults this summer. It is … Continue reading Daybook
“Only hour by hour gratitude is strong enough to overcome all temptations to resentment.” ― Richard Rohr Practicing gratitude helps me stay on the tracks of abundant life. When I forget to look for God's fingerprints and gifts I lose sight and tend to jump the tracks. It usually takes me a bit before realize … Continue reading Practicing Resurrection Day 37
I am thankful for the thoughtful soul who left these sweet gifts at my back door. I felt loved and known by you even as you chose to be secretive in your kindness.
Lilacs... oh how I love thee. The city I am from is known as the Lilac City and every year they have a lilac festival. The smell brings me great happiness. They are one of my very favorite flowers. We had a row of these in my backyard growing up, and I would take the … Continue reading Practicing Resurrection Day 34
A waiting person is a patient person. The word patience means the willingness to stay where we are and live the situation out to the full in the belief that something hidden there will manifest itself to us. ― Henri J.M. Nouwen I wish I could say I have this waiting business down. I have … Continue reading Wait