Christmas 2002, a lonely day. Coming home from an unexpected underway, my husband met a very pregnant wife, a scrawny Christmas tree, and dinner plans that were lacking. It was a day for pajamas and movies. We won’t mention that I didn’t fit into much else anyway. Missing home and family, we spent our time… Read More Finding Joy Under The Lord’s Care
Some people have it easy. Joy, laughter, ease of mind, full pockets, fat bellies, hordes of friends, and a happy schedule fill the lives of many. As by-standers, jealousy creeps in when we see this fullness of life that has seemingly been gifted to the non-believers. Happiness has poured over the scoffers, the disillusioned, and… Read More Finding True Joy In Our Christian Walk
Stop! Breathe in. Refresh. And… go. Did you receive what you needed in that instant of rest? Did the self-care flicker of time re-energize you? Was your me-moment just on time? Our culture is saturated with self-care junctures, me-time, and brain breaks that we are seeking any thing that grasps at moments away from reality.… Read More How Do You Saturate Your Down Time?