Tagged with Christian living

How To Find Rest When We’re Worn Out

How To Find Rest When We’re Worn Out

After a long exhausting day, I lit a candle and settled in for a quiet evening. Weariness from the day weighed on my mind and too many things pulled for my attention. There were too many needs for one soul to meet or carry alone. Some days, it’s all too much and we can’t get … Continue reading

Quitting Before We Get Started

Quitting Before We Get Started

In middle school. I ran track. I wasn’t very good. I know this because my coach always placed me third on the relay team. He also put me in long distance, which didn’t work out and hurdles scared me. Besides shot put and long jump, sprinting was my other option. For one particular race I … Continue reading

In Our Race, We Don’t Run Alone

In Our Race, We Don’t Run Alone

Dear friends, Last month was our daughter’s birthday. Birthdays are a big deal in our family. The big day begins with breakfast in bed, enjoying your favorite donut, bagel or muffin topped with a candle and birthday wishes sung off key. Lunch is at a place of your choosing and then dinner is your favorite … Continue reading

Fight for Joy

Fight for Joy

Dear Friends, Have you ever felt negativity pounding at your thoughts and your head hurting from the bombardment? I have. Every direction I turned a thought, word spoken or attitude seemed to come at me until I felt buried under the bricks of negativity. I felt beaten down and exhausted. The ugliness of negativity kept … Continue reading

He Loves Me As He Finds Me

He Loves Me As He Finds Me

Dear Friend, I’m reading this book, The Broken Way by Ann Voskamp and its breaking me up and how I’m seeing my life. This love word for the year is doing the same thing. I’m always amazed at how God uses everyday things to teach us about life if we slow ourselves down enough to … Continue reading

What I did 25 years ago today!

What I did 25 years ago today!

Today is the day! It feels like we have been celebrating all summer long and now this day is finally here! Twenty-five years ago today, I said, I will. I will love you for better and for worse I will care for you in sickness and in health I will stay with you when we are … Continue reading