The shadows of love lost still sit centered on the glass table. A beautiful, contradicting reminder of the illusion of trust.
I struggle with getting my affirmation and my worth from other people. Perhaps you do too. This was a gentle, but loud reminder to me from my devotion this morning. See how very much our Father loves us, for He calls us His children, and that is what we are! But the people who belongContinue reading “A Post-It Reminder: AFFIRMATION”
The Apostle Paul says in Philippians 1:3:Whenever you cross my mind, I thank my God for you and for the gift of knowing you. (The Voice) My sophomore year of high school we moved to Virginia. I knew that in order to make friends and enjoy my high school days, I needed to overcome myContinue reading “The Gift of Knowing You: Friendship”
I decided to share a paragraph from short stories, novels, whatever I may be working on. This will give me an idea of whether I am on the right track or not.
“I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.” Psalm 130:5 Advent is a season filled with eager anticipation, hope and glorious expectation. It’s a time to celebrate the arrival of our Lord. We live on the other side of His birth, knowing the story ofContinue reading “First Sunday of Advent: ANTICIPATION”
Agape. This is a Greek word usually associated with God’s love for man. This word describes charity, unconditional love at its fullest, a love which offers sacrificing for the good of another person, a full and pure form of love. Yes, it certainly defines God’s love for us as His children, but for the purposeContinue reading “AGAPE – A Lesson from Ruth”
For the past four days I have woken up with Matthew West’s song, “The God Who Stays” in my head. I had only heard the song a couple times before it proceeded to invade my waking space. The song is beautiful, strong, and speaks volumes of the love of God. However, these lyrics: You’re theContinue reading “Wide Open Arms”
Today I received news of my last biopsy for the year. It was negative. I was so overjoyed by this news that it was hard to hold back the tears. Since 2011, with my first diagnosis of Melanoma, I have had countless biopsies, surgeries, and freezes. So why did this last biopsy result bring moreContinue reading “SCARS”