“Rest and be thankful.” ~ William Wordsworth Sunday blessings: rest and gratitude. I’m aiming for a good measure of both today. Wishing you a blessed day as well.
“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci I wake full of plans and anticipation for the day ahead. I wake with a heart filled with gratitude, love, and admiration for […]
But I do not want you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning those who have fallen asleep, lest you sorrow as others who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will bring with Him those who sleep in Jesus. For this we say to you by the […]
“The snow has not yet left the earth, but spring is already asking to enter your heart.” ~ Anton Chekhov, The Exclamation Mark Honestly. Snow? It’s falling right now. Just a few flakes of dandruff, but still. Snow. Truly, this sometimes feels like the never-ending winter. Ah, but you will not have the final say […]
“Mistakes are proof that you’re trying.” ~Ernest Hemingway The message in church yesterday spoke to me: it was about worry. Later, good conversation with Gerry and a better night’s sleep solidified my intention to handle life differently this week. The concerns for friends, family, and those I don’t know but whom God has burdened me […]
“If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.” ~ C.S. Lewis Few words today. Just faith and an abundance of prayer for the many in my sphere of concern who need it. A song I clung to […]
“So, if you are too tired to speak, sit next to me for I, too, am fluent in silence.” ~ R. Arnold Rather than gripe about it, I remembered that my ongoing insomnia is a perfect opportunity to pray for the many–oh, so many–needs I’m aware of right now so that’s what I did last night. […]