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Prayer For a Gentle Spirit

Heavenly Father, Your word says that a meek and quiet spirit is of great value to You. I find it difficult to humble myself at times, and to let meekness and gentleness guide my words, my behavior. Too many times…

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Newborn Wonder

Christmas Wonderings

When each of my three children were born and the midwife lifted them up for me to see and placed them on my chest all I could do was stare at them and whisper, “Oh my God. Oh my God.”…

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Feeling New

What does it feel like when you’re new? It’s like your first pair of shoes: squeaky clean and ready to go, but they don’t quite fit yet. It’s like the first snowfall of the season: fresh and unblemished but frigid.…

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Still

Be Still

When the details of life begin to overwhelm, no matter how desperately I try to maintain order. When the chaos begins to swirl. Around… and over… and into… When my heart feels unable to recognize the joy I clearly see…

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Faith In God's Plan

Confidence in the Path

Often it is a difficult test that reveals, or reconfirms, where our strength comes from. This month is the anniversary of my father’s death. We said goodbye to him in 2013 and I can hardly believe it’s been that long...…

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To be Still in His Presence

Heavenly Father, Help me to take time for You daily. Increase my desire for You. Give me the grace to be still with You for even just 5-minutes today. I need this time, breathing in Your peaceful presence, so I…

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