“Merry Christmas” read the sign in the store window. But I’m keenly aware of friends who are not feeling merry or bright this year due to the recent deaths of loved ones. We all understand how loss feels. Permanent. Deep. Everything gets shaken up. That vital person is not present. […]
The In-Between is that transitory time between major life changes when you are neither here nor there yet. Read how to navigate them with calm and peace, according to James chapter 1.
Bok Tower Gardens, a sensory delight of natural color and fragrance, along with the 205 ft art deco Tower, transport guests to a simpler time.
You’ve hiked, right? America’s national parks have so many gorgeous vista’s, but they’re rarely visible from the road. When hubby and I vacation, we park the car, grab the backpack plus water and go hike. But thirty minutes or so into the woods, I remark how heavy the pack is. […]
Psalm 46 is often quoted in Christian circles for verse 10: Be still and know that I am God. Here is that psalm from another version. I listened to it, considering the global political climate of 2017. It changed my perspective. Maybe yours, too? Elohim is our Machseh and strength, […]
Is the clamor of loud, angry protest demonstrations getting to you? How about the evening news or the major headlines insisting you click for the latest, urgent update? Clamor: a loud and confused noise, especially that of people shouting vehemently, loudly and insistently. Synonyms are racket, uproar, tumult, commotion, brouhaha and […]
This Passion Translation quote summarizes a way to honor Christ every day, especially during December. By walking in peace! Speaking of Christmas – the season we Christians celebrate the birth of the Prince of Peace, let us not forget that Hanukkah is Sunday, December 6 to Monday, December 14, 2015 this […]