An ordinary woman with an extraordinary story

Ponderings

Remembering

February 25, 2012

This past weekend I spent remembering.  A dear friend from college invited me quite some time ago to come and spend the weekend with her and make quilts from my kids’ t-shirts. ... Read More »

Dead Bug

October 17, 2011

I want to share an old journal entry with you today. “I need you, my Rock.  My brain is mush.  I can’t carry on much of a conversation and I can’t remember what you have told me. ... Read More »

Blame

September 22, 2011

People have asked me many times who was to blame for the accident.  It was an accident.  The weather that night was rain changing into snow.  No one expected ice because the weather had been so unseasonably warm that year.   ... Read More »

Calling

September 5, 2011

Little by little over the first year, God showed me his calling for my life in particular.  It started with a verse, Matthew 10:19-20.  Jesus is telling the disciples not to worry about being arrested, but then he goes on to say, “Do not worry about what to say or how to say it, at ... Read More »

Decisions

May 12, 2011

From my journal, December 22, 2004: Preprinted at the top of the page were the following words: “The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart”.  Psalm 34:18 “In our despair we cannot find the words to pray.  God understands and meets us in our silence.” My handwritten words responded: ... Read More »