This weekend I was struggling with forgiveness in regards to processing several particularly difficult situations. In a conversation with my spouse, he shared some Scripture and a devotional exercise. I am used to being the one leading the Bible study or devotion, so it was nice to listen and also a surprise, as he is … [Read more…]

We Need Jesus

It’s been almost two weeks since my last post and I am not on the track I intended with regular posting this month. Many thoughts have been swirling in my mind, but none of them have landed on this blog,  my journal or another spot. In a sense, it’s been overwhelming not to be able to … [Read more…]

Love Conquers All

I just heard this song on the radio last night. It was on a Christian station, but definitely stylized as a country song. I would have normally changed the channel, but this song transcends the genre it was created in. The lyrics are a powerful reminder of what we have experienced in our lives and in … [Read more…]

For All the Saints

One of my all time favorite hymns is “For All the Saints”. Nov 1 is All Saints Day and the first week of November has always been significant for me in honoring this church festival. While there have been more contemporary versions of this hymn created, the original tune still brings tears to my eyes. … [Read more…]