Evidence Not Seen: A Woman’s Miraculous Faith in the Jungles of World War I A book review “More than ten years ago I began to write the story of my experiences during World War II for Bruce and Brian, my sons. I wished them to know, if ever difficult circumstances came into their lives, … Continue reading Evidence Not Seen – a book review
The whole earth is filled with awe at your wonders; where morning dawns, where evening fades, you call forth songs of joy. ~ Psalm 65:8 When did I stop noticing? What are the tiresome distractions that pull my gaze down, preventing my attention from being captivated by the wonders He puts on show day after day … Continue reading Feel the Wonderful
Do you think of yourself as an artist? If not, you might reconsider. Made in the image of God, we are indeed, artists. Not of His capacity, of course. He created all original, astonishing things. Light. Armadillos. Wind. Kiwis (the bird and the fruit). Purple. Yet even within our human limitations, we are artistic. A … Continue reading Beautifully . . .
Praying in Color by Sybil MacBeth brings simple art to prayer time. In this handbook-of-sorts MacBeth introduces the “art” of prayer time - everything from simple doodling (“improvisational drawing”) to complex images. MacBeth teaches pray-ers of every level how to use pen, paper and color to create daily prayer reminders. Her writing is casual and … Continue reading Praying in Color ~ a book review
Waiting. We do it in the grocery store. We do it in the carpool line. We do it at the four-way stop. We wait in the morning, at noon, at night. We wait for the next step, the better life, the greater good. I’ve been thinking a lot about what I’m doing with all of … Continue reading Waiting
Thank you so much for visiting my site! As I settle back into some writing after a short break, I’ve thought about ways I can connect with you. Would you like to receive a short weekly e-letter of encouragement? Currently, I am sending out a personal letter each week A Simple Note - to those … Continue reading A Simple Note
It’s 20 below and there’s a goat in the back of our SUV. And it’s snowing. And we’ve pulled over on a snowbanked shoulder of another sparsely-traveled road in rural Alaska. Did I mention the goat? In the back of our SUV? There’s a saying in Alaska that there are two kinds of drivers: … Continue reading Stuck