Category Archives: Inspiration

Distrac … tions

It took a minute. I had been reading … and then I realized I was also scratching … and scratching the back of my hand. I stopped reading. Upon close examination, I found the tiniest red dot. Apparently, a no-see-um … Continue reading

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Whoever … Forever

Who ever heardOf a builderBecoming a building?(That’s ridiculous!) A writerBecoming a word, a sentence, or book?(That’s weird!) A bakerBecoming a cake, cookie, or donut?(Mmm.) Then, why on earthWould the CreatorOf the heavens and earthBecomeA created being? Why wouldThe Almighty God,King … Continue reading

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Return to Sender

Wasn’t it delightful to give gifts this holiday season? Were they received with a smile, a twinkle in the eye, excited giggles, and/or joyful gratitude? Or, was a gift handed back to you? Did anyone absolutely refuse to receive the … Continue reading

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Hark!

“Hark, the herald angels sing …”Hark? Listen carefully, pay attention, focus, hear and consider. Listen up, shepherds:  Your Messiah was born today in Bethlehem. You will find Him wrapped in cloths in a manger. (Luke 2:11-12) Listen, Mary:  You have … Continue reading

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Prepare Him Room

Joy to the worldThe Lord has comeLet earth receive her KingLet every heart prepare Him room … Let’s pause right there and focus on that last line from the Christmas carol Joy to the World. I do ‘prepare a room’ … Continue reading

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Reader, Did You Know?

One of my favorite Christmas songs is “Mary, Did You Know?” I’ve changed the words to speak directly to us and added Scripture references for your own personal study. “Mary, Did You Know?” ~ Lyrics by Buddy Greene and Mark … Continue reading

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Thank You, Father

For all the air we breathe today,For love no one can measure,Wisdom in Your whispers, Lord,Your word, our greatest treasure. For strength and inspiration,Open doors and guiding light,For keeping all Your promisesTo make all wrong things right. For being near, … Continue reading

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Fighting Back

Ugh! My mind was awhirl. I awoke way to early, hit with a reminder of one of the previous day’s failures, something I should not have said, or should have said or done differently, followed by a full-blown attack with … Continue reading

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No Footprints

Couples walking hand in hand, joggers getting in their daily run, and children racing the waves back and forth, all leaving footprints on the shore. Muddy footprints mark a rainy day and the footprints of grandkids running through wet grass … Continue reading

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Things Above

“Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things” Colossians 3:2. Things above? You mean like cirrus clouds, draping power lines, and planes leaving white trails across the blue sky? No. Things above, as in the things of God. … Continue reading

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