An ordinary woman with an extraordinary story


He Still Came

January 6, 2024

He Still Came. One recent December Sunday, as I stood in worship with my church family, I became overwhelmed with the incredible steadfast love of our God. The words resounded within me over and over as stories throughout the Bible flipped through my mind.  He still came! In the very beginning of time, God created […] ... Read More »

Well-Worn Path

October 28, 2022

I read a book recently which describes our life with Jesus as an adventure through a familiar forest with our old, trusted walking stick. Sometimes we journey on the well-worn, well-known path. Other times we strike out to find a new adventure. And still other times we sit by the stream and remember treasured moments from […] ... Read More »

Beauty from Devastation

April 7, 2022

I received an unexpected small package in the mail this week. The return address told me that a sweet, thoughtful friend had been thinking about me. I wondered what could be in the bulky envelope. I looked inside and found a simply beautiful necklace. Smiling, I looked at the tag. When I read it, my […] ... Read More »

Rekindle the Fire

October 22, 2021

Last weekend I enjoyed a delightful reunion with a group of people I treasure. We stayed at an Airbnb with an outdoor pool – and a firepit. I LOVE a campfire, especially on a chilly October evening. So, of course, we kindled a fire every night and enjoyed its warmth. Someone dug a napkin out […] ... Read More »

Spring Brings Time to Begin Again

June 4, 2021

Spring. Time to begin again. I know it’s June, but I’m just now doing some of the maintenance my flower beds have needed since the beginning of spring. I’m not sure why I put it off. It’s always a peaceful, rewarding job. In April, my lilacs were budding profusely from the warm, wet weather in […] ... Read More »