Category Archive: blessings

Day 8 ~ Scripture Challenge

I’ve always loved reading about the meeting of Elizabeth and Mary and Mary’s Song of Praise called the Magnificat, so I’ve chosen to memorize Luke 1:41-55 for the next few days. And it… Continue reading

Shadows of Things to Come ~ Gratitude

I have really been intrigued with shadows of late… In my paintings they stream across pathways and under bushes… I’ve also realized that when I’m out walking in the early morning with the… Continue reading

New Mercies Every Morning ~ Gratitude

Walking by the lake with my incredible daughter…the quietness of an early Sunday morning, such a blessing to be there…with her…she’s such an encouragement to me…such an inspiration… She told me her list… Continue reading

For God Is For Me ~ Gratitude

“When I cry unto Thee, then shall mine enemies turn back: this I know; for God is for me.”-Psalm 56:9 It seems today that we are surrounded by enemies on every side, but… Continue reading

Hollow of the Hand

There is such beauty in the meanings of the letters in the Hebrew alphabet. Kaph, for instance is the eleventh letter and denotes the palm or hollow of the hand. “She stretcheth out… Continue reading

one thousand gifts ~ Ann Voskamp

Every morning…almost every morning… for more than 25 years now… my husband wakes everyone up and gives us 15 minutes to get ready and come to Bible Study…In our house we decided a… Continue reading

Out of the Mouth of Babes

And Jesus saith unto them, Yea; have ye never read, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise? Matthew 21:16 The story of Jonah from Corinth Baptist Church on… Continue reading

I’m Yours and You’re mine!

What a beautiful time we had with the Jost family. The concert was amazing… There we were, expecting them on our outdoor stage, it had rained the day before, there was rain in… Continue reading

Thankful for Heritage ~1,000 Gifts

Midsommardans by Anders Zorn 1897 My mother is Swedish and in Sweden they celebrate Midsommar. This celebration usually heralds the longest day, or the summer solstice, as the earth passes closest to the… Continue reading

Take a Moment to Leave a Treasure

I have been thinking a lot about mothers lately and what an opportunity we have to cultivate lives that desire God. I have had the joy of connecting with my third cousin. A… Continue reading