Category: Simply Soul Searching Blogs

HOPE

Hope is that patient waiting in the darkness…for new and glorious joy to be revealed. (Photo taken by Karen in Hurricane, WV. May 2021)

PERSPECTIVE

Is every obstacle an opportunity to reflect Your light? (Photo by Karen at Ritter Park in Huntington, WV) While I currently work on a new blog series, I am sharing my Instagram photos and brief thoughts. My regular posts will begin again soon. You… Continue Reading “PERSPECTIVE”

SIMPLICITY

There is profound beauty in simplicity,there is deep joy in the ordinary,there is great love in kindness. The wildflowers were picked by my granddaughter for her mommy. (Photo taken by Karen)

REFLECTION

Let the light of my lovebe a reflection of Yours.I cannot be the blaze of your glory…but let me be a soft beacon that glows in the cool morning dawn. Photo by Karen in Hurricane, WV

SERENITY

I pass by this scene as I walk each day,but this morning I wanted to stop and stay… (Photo by Karen in Hurricane, WV)

JOURNEY

Each journey is completed one step at a time. Photo by Karen, Valley Park, Hurricane, WV (I recently discovered the joys of Instagram! While I currently work on a new blog series, I am sharing my Instagram photos and brief thoughts. My regular posts… Continue Reading “JOURNEY”

GLIMPSES

You are wondrous, God, so far beyond my comprehension. And yet you give me precious glimpses every morning. Photo taken by Karen in Hurricane, WV (I recently discovered the joys of Instagram! While I currently work on a new blog series, I will be… Continue Reading “GLIMPSES”

CONTRIBUTION

Thank you, autumn splendor, for giving yourself to the ongoing creation of the earth. (I recently discovered the joys of Instagram! While I currently work on a new blog series, I will be sharing my Instagram photos and brief thoughts. My regular posts will… Continue Reading “CONTRIBUTION”

GROWTH, GRACE, AND GRATITUDE

Ancora imparo. (I am still learning.)– Michelangelo Dear Readers, During Holy Week, I was delighted to learn that I had reached a new milestone – I have written over 500 blog posts! I didn’t want to interrupt the Lenten and Holy Week meditations, but… Continue Reading “GROWTH, GRACE, AND GRATITUDE”

From Now On…

(For today’s Five Minute Friday – January 8 – I am sharing a post I had recently written for the new year, as it is “timely”!) So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything… Continue Reading “From Now On…”