Throwback Thursday: Let the Wind Take Hold (2017)

Our minds are like the tallest tree where the heaviest and strongest winds test the strength of the branches. Our thoughts are the many leaves attached to each branch. Some thoughts gladly let the wind take hold of them and send them either soaring in the rush or floating gently down. There are those others,Continue reading “Throwback Thursday: Let the Wind Take Hold (2017)”

The First Blog Piece I Ever Wrote (April 23, 2016)

WAITING BY THE PHONE How many of us, both women and men, remember sitting by the phone waiting for that person we liked to call us?  Sometimes, I admit it, I even picked up the receiver to check for a dial tone just to make sure the phone was actually working.  Looking back, it’s funny,Continue reading “The First Blog Piece I Ever Wrote (April 23, 2016)”

THROWBACK THURSDAY: On the Other Side of Easter (Written 2020)

Growing up we had two paintings in my house I can distinctly remember always being there. One was a painting of The Last Supper with Jesus standing up at the table, arms stretched out as if welcoming each disciple, even his betrayer, into them. The other was of an old man, hands folded in prayer,Continue reading “THROWBACK THURSDAY: On the Other Side of Easter (Written 2020)”

IN EVERYTHING: A Reminder that God Cares about the Little Things too

As I am reflecting on the last week of the awful weather here in Texas, I find myself crying tears of praise and thanksgiving. My family and I have so much to be thankful for. We only lost some branches off a few trees. We did lose power, but were able to find ways toContinue reading “IN EVERYTHING: A Reminder that God Cares about the Little Things too”

The Vinedresser

There is a lot involved in being a Vinedresser. It’s a year-round job that requires pruning skills, constant monitoring and evaluation plus the knowledge of all the pests which could possibly attack and ruin the fruit. John 15:1 starts by saying “I am the true vine and my father is the vinedresser.” It’s a veryContinue reading “The Vinedresser”

Throwback Thursday: SURRENDER ME (October 2020)

“Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.” Romans 12:1 In his book, “A Season for the Spirit,” Martin L. Smith defines surrender as “the laying down of resistance to the One who lovesContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: SURRENDER ME (October 2020)”