A year

Today is one year since my mom passed. I do not have words of wisdom or personal insights to share this day, but I have found some quotes & scripture that acknowledge feelings I have had over this first year of life without Mom and the loss that most acutely acquaints me with grief. “It’s…

Happy Christmas!

May His PEACE be yours in the midst of the busyness and difficulties life brings; may HOPE in Christ fill you with purpose; may His LOVE be your motivation and comfort; and may His JOY fill each cell in your body knowing He is working ALL things for your good. Happy Christmas to you and…

Gift of love

This is the foundation of our faith: God loved us so much that He sent His Son to save us from our sins. Christ came to be a gift of Love – tangible, accessible and real for each of us. Jesus desired to be Love in a world that did not welcome Him. Many did…

When love appeared

At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another. But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of…

I come with love

Ultimately God sent His Son to show us love. The law was already established and God knew we needed His loving guidance as well. After such a long wait, love was in our midst. Harry Connick Jr. wrote a beautiful song from the perspective of Jesus, from birth to the Cross, simply reminding us that…

Love with us // Advent Week 3

“God decided in advance to adopt us into his own family by bringing us to himself through Jesus Christ. This is what he wanted to do, and it gave him great pleasure.” ‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭1:5‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com

Peace // Advent Week 1

It’s Christmas time & I LOVE that I can say that! I love anticipating activities & events, and that is what the Christmas season is all about. As Pope Francis tweeted earlier today, on this first day of Advent, “the word Advent means coming. The Lord is coming. This is the root of our hope:…

Pour out

Pour out all your worries and stress upon him and leave them there, for he always tenderly cares for you. ‭‭1 Peter‬ ‭5:7‬ ‭TPT‬‬ I am a burden carrier. Dear friends of mine are going through some difficult, life changing circumstances right now. As I speak to them and process their difficulties, I have the…

Make me an instrument

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace. Where there is hatred, let me bring love. Where there is offense, let me bring pardon. Where there is discord, let me bring union. Where there is error, let me bring truth. Where there is doubt, let me bring faith. Where there is despair, let me bring…

Seen

To see and be seen. That is the truest nature of Love. // Brene Brown