In the middle of my weariness, there came a quieting of my soul. As I lay in bed, too weak to rise…As my body ached from sickness within…As my lungs burned and coughing came again and again…As my daily activities became small and limited… In the middle of the battle of my body fighting Covid,… Read More Quieting My Soul
I don’t know about you, but there are times I want to shut the noise down that is happening all around me. I’ve realized it’s sensory overload, and sitting in quiet is what I need emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. Right now, off in the distance, I hear the hammering and noise associated with my husband… Read More Shhhh…I Can’t Think
Beauty in the tension, what does this mean? You may be thinking as I do, how can there be anything beautiful in my pain, in my struggles, or in the dark season I am in. Life is hard, it’s ugly at times, and at moments I wonder if I can survive this at all. Those… Read More Beauty in the Tension: Breathe My Friend
How has your soul been this past week? How is it today? Did you focus on the five Psalms I shared last week? For me, there have been times those are what were holding me together. You too? What a week we have had as a nation and across the world. Today more than ever,… Read More Soul Care Week Two
Psalms 30:5 ~ Weeping may stay overnight, but there is joy in the morning. In the night hours, when life seems to be so overwhelming, it feels as if you can’t catch your breath. Struggles are real and they hurt. Sometimes the pain is so excruciating you wonder if you will survive the night. During… Read More Joy is Coming!
Isaiah 26:8-9 In the path of your judgements, O Lord, we wait for you; your name and remembrance are the desires of our soul. My soul yearns for you in the night; my spirit within me earnestly seeks you. (ESV) I live in a rural community in Washington state with no street lights… Read More Pause with Jesus – Week 3
Peace be still…..(Mark 4:39) Peace I give to you….(John 14:27) Be still and know that I am God….(Psalm 46:10) All of these scriptures are speaking to my heart this morning. Busy lives, busy season, busy…busy…busy. Life can be so rushed, hurried and at times it feels as if I am gasping to catch a breath… Read More Help! I’m Juggling Multiple Plates…
With tear filled eyes we stood in our son’s bedroom and I found that my feet were unable to move. My husband looked at me and then turned to our son and said, “I think you mom needs a hug.” Leaving his room took on so much meaning to me in that moment. If I… Read More Be Still and Know