Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet. Roger Miller The garden is happy on this cool and wet morning. It will be happier (as will I) when the heat returns in a few days. I’m anticipating great growth—in both of us. For now, simple gratitude for what is.
It was a morning like other mornings and yet perfect among mornings. ~ John Steinbeck, The Pearl Monday. Begin again. Peace this morning after a restful night’s sleep. Thank you. Some days you’re the window; some days you’re the big. Some days you feel like the bug’s guts when you come to the end of
Rest and be thankful. ~ William Wordsworth Some days these are the only things required—and aren’t we blessed by the gift of days like this? Today: worship and teaching, fellowship and family. We are looking forward to an overnight visit from out son who is passing through on the way to his next job. In
“Occasionally, weep deeply over the life that you hoped would be. Grieve the losses. Feel the pain. Then wash your face, trust God, and embrace the life that he’s given you.” ~ John Piper They stand tall, swaying in the autumn wind: the long-since-done daisies that I never got around to trimming, reminders of the summer
"I don't think that we're meant to understand it all the time. I think that sometimes we just have to have faith.” ~ Nicholas Sparks, A Walk to Remember I hear the words from the doctor but seeing the picture of my husband's heart with the main artery 90% blocked makes it real. I wonder if
"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.” ~ Corrie ten Boom, Clippings from My Notebook Sometimes everything tilts suddenly and we are reminded how folly it is to hold on too tightly. We bend, make adjustments, and fall into faith. We do our best not to get caught up