Come to Me and I Will Give You Rest

I was in a conversation recently with someone who was overwhelmed with some major difficulties in her life. She said she didn’t want to hear anyone tell her that God won’t give her more than she can handle, because she already had more than she could...

The Quiet

Sometimes a person just needs to be bathed in it… drenched and soaked. I close my eyes and hear it all around me… the incessant murmur of the sounds that make up my days. And while those can get truly get loud, it’s the ones in my head that are truly...

The Quiet

Sometimes a person just needs to be bathed in it… drenched and soaked. I close my eyes and hear it all around me… the incessant murmur of the sounds that make up my days. And while those can get truly get loud, it’s the ones in my head that are truly...

My Hiding Place

You are my hiding place;      you will protect me from trouble      and surround me with songs of deliverance. Psalm 32:7 In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety. Psalm 4:8 *** Linking with Sandy...

A Place to Rest

At the end of it, he did what I sometimes have a hard time doing. He worked, and then he said he would take a rest. It was God who said it. And it was God who did it. He worked for six days and then took a sabbath rest. I guess I can’t imagine God resting. But...

Emotional Rest

It’s easier to understand physical rest… but what about emotional rest? Today I’m challenged with the idea of considering emotional rest, and responding to how I do this in my own life.  I can think of a few things have worked for me: 1)...

Thanksgiving and The Beach

I haven’t posted in a while. All of you reading this regularly (how many of you are there?a handful?? lol) know that. Thanks for hanging in there with me. There are reasons. I won’t go into all of them at this moment. Just returned from a Thanksgiving trip...

A Fun Time

Last night, as a family, we roasted hot dogs & marshmallows. Just us. Usually, we do those things when we have company. It was a joy to simply do it by ourselves. It showed the children that they are special enough to do this when we don’t have company, when...