The little girl and her younger brother were playing in their front yard as I passed by on my evening walk. My thoughts were interrupted by her young voice yelling, “There’s a WITCH!” I turned to see where this witch was- and the little girl was pointing at me! I had no choice but to… Continue reading Gleefully Terrified
As we rapidly approach 2018, I invite you to try the practice of choosing a word for the new year! There are a variety of sites on the internet that also offer more information about this practice. For those of you who are new to my blog, you may find my original post about choosing… Continue reading What is Your Word for 2018?
WEEK FOUR: PEACE IN THE DAWN OF A NEW DAY The Light of our Countenance John 8:12 (NRSV) Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.” Psalm 34:5 (NRSV) Look to him, and be radiant; so your… Continue reading Peace in the Dawn of a New Day- Friday, December 29th
WEEK FOUR: PEACE IN THE DAWN OF A NEW DAY The Light of a Searchlight Psalm 139:1-2,7,11-12 (NRSV) O Lord, you have searched me and known me. You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from far away. Where can I go from your spirit? Or where can I… Continue reading Peace in the Dawn of a New Day- Thursday, December 28th
WEEK FOUR: PEACE IN THE DAWN OF A NEW DAY The Light of a Desk Lamp Psalm 119:130 (NRSV) The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. A few months before I learned I had cancer, I read The Artist’s Way series by Julia Cameron. The books are written to… Continue reading Peace in the Dawn of the New Day- Wednesday, December 27th
WEEK FOUR: PEACE IN THE DAWN OF A NEW DAY The Light of a Glow-stick Psalm 51:17 (NRSV) The sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not despise. One of my friends was going through a divorce, and I was listening to his heartache and pain. Having been divorced a… Continue reading Peace in the Dawn of a New Day- Tuesday, December 26th
(Light all four candles- AND the Christ Candle!) THANK YOU Hope glimmers in the darkness. Love’s glow will never cease. Hearts radiate with Joy anew. Each day is bright with peace. You have come, O Dawn of Light and darkness fades forever. YOU are the One who gives this hope, love, joy, and peace… Continue reading Christmas Day