Christmas is coming! Christmas is coming! People in my town appear to be frantically shopping for the perfect gift while I am trying very hard not to ignore the season this year. I want more than streets lined with colored lights, beautifully decorated trees, and carefully wrapped packages. I want to see wounded hearts mended.Continue reading “14 Days of Blessings: Day 1”
Step into your destiny Reach for the hope of a brighter day. LOVE is holding your hand. He is gently guiding the way. Stride toward the promise. Yield to His invitation of rest. LOVE is whispering your name. He’s patiently waiting with His best. Don’t be afraid to move. LOVE has a plan just forContinue reading “Destiny is Now”
I have not forgotten you.
When I began this uncluttered series at the beginning of the year I was inspired by an advertisement about storage containers. I thought the trouble with storage containers is we tend to hold on to what we need to let go. We pack away things we don’t wear and our garages are filled with books,Continue reading “Uncluttered Part 12: Rise Above the Noise”
Almanac.com says the nasturtium represents patriotism. Patriotism means devoted love for ones country/in support and defense of one’s country. This is my patriotic tribute to America for Independence Day. Almanac.com also says that the nasturtium prefers poor soils and they do not need fertilizers. In fact, Almanac says fertile soil produces more foliage than flowers. Continue reading “Flowers & Verses 4: Patriotism”
Almanac.com says the yellow rose symbolizes joy, friendship, and the promise of a new beginning. Everyday is a new beginning, but we often lack joy, valuable friendships, and we long to truly have a fresh start. God offers us joy, friendship, and a new beginning every day because He love us. He says to usContinue reading “Flowers & Verses 3: Begin Again”
Grief is a strange inspiration, but today it is just that. Tomorrow we will say “until we meet again” to a very sweet and loving family member who left us very suddenly. As I think about how my family is grieving, I am also thinking of the families in the UK where terror is fallingContinue reading “Help Me Stand Tall”
The blue iris is said to symbolize hope. The butterfly is also a symbol of hope. Many people miss out on a wonderful future because they are stuck in the past. Don’t let your past hurts, mistakes, and failures stifle your joy today. Forgive yourself and others so you can enjoy the gift of aContinue reading “Flowers & Verses 2: You are Free to Live”