A trip to a favorite park is always uplifting for my spirit. We returned to Red Rocks Canyon Park in Colorado Springs in early March 2020, and started up Hogback Valley on a Friday morning. We knew there would be few people, but there was a new sign: Trail is MUDDY. Walk through the Mud. Do not … Continue reading Stand Firm in Mud
Ps 119: 105 “Thy Word is a Lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.” (NAS) Our lives can make us wonder, “Where is the light on my path?” Have you ever fallen on a hike? Most of us have slid down a slope, slipped on the ice to our knees or slapped our body … Continue reading She Fell….
“I would never have done that in America!”
Psalms 22:26 “The afflicted shall eat and be satisfied.” Stress. Chemotherapy. Fear. Chronic Illness. Affliction is a terrifying word. I have friends who are experiencing all of these afflictions right now. Joblessness or fear of losing their jobs create sleeplessness and lack of appetite. Stress of illness and injury causes them to struggle to physically … Continue reading Eat and be Satisfied
Psalms 91:16 “With a long life I will satisfy her and let her behold My salvation.” Living a long life has changed over the centuries. Only a hundred years ago, many more people died in their 40s than now. Now if someone dies in their 60s we say “they were so young.” Only when someone … Continue reading When I am an Old Woman…..
“Now to him who is able to do exceedingly, abundantly, immeasurably more than all we ask or think, according to his power that is at work with us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever, Amen.” Ephesians 3:20 She had hair about half inch long, … Continue reading Memory and Mercy
Ps 119: 105 Thy Word is a Lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path. New American Standard (NAS) Have you ever fallen on a hike? Our lives sometimes look like a stumble or fall that makes us wonder “where is the light on my path”? Most hikers have slid down a slope, … Continue reading Falling on your path
Seven years ago, my friend Terry asked me to come and get irises from her place as she was dying of cancer. She had a beautiful garden in her little front yard full of every color of iris. I brought them home and planted them in the only place I had soil – the north … Continue reading Give away your beauty…