my lunch date

Miss Janey Grace! I’ve got to get crackin’ on her birthday cake. She’s 1 on Tuesday.


So many flowers this week.  Flowers at church.  Flowers at home.  Something beautiful to mark the beauty of life.   Something beautiful to try ease us through the ugliness of loss and the pain… Continue reading

To the grave.

I’ve worked in the church for almost 15 years now in one way, shape, form or another.  I’ve befriended those that love her and would go down for her.  I’ve befriended those that… Continue reading

My four legged friend.

so this evening, I was so wiped out from the last few days that I just couldn’t even muster the strength to "fix" something to eat let alone "cook."  And couple that with… Continue reading


And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, "Behold,the tabernacle of God is among men, and He will dwell among them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself will… Continue reading

I laughed.

Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh.   – Luke 6:21 So I laughed last night.    I laughed hard and long and loud.  I laughed not just on the outside… Continue reading

And Speaking of Grace

So Janey Grace (my neice who is just about 1 years old) was over last night.    She’s such a sweet and tender soul that exudes Grace. Perhaps in part because she was… Continue reading

The Year of Grace

a bouquet of roses instead of ashes messages of joy instead of mourning a praising heart instead of a faint spirit renamed: Oaks of Righteousness planted by God to reveal His glory.  They’ll… Continue reading

In Life, In Death…

Where is death’s sting? Where grave, thy victory? I triumph still, if thou Abide with Me. In life, in death, O Lord Abide with me.  -Henry Francis Lyte 1793-1847, Devonshire, England. One of… Continue reading

You know you’re a…

so you know you’ve acclamated to Fairbanks when you look at the temperature outside and say 14 below – hey look, it’s not that cold. But have no fear though I’m still not… Continue reading

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