My Heart is Not in Stuff

A few years ago, a daily writing prompt asked writers if they could only take five objects from a burning house, what would be the most difficult things for them to leave behind? Well really, the only objects I consider to be important are photos of family, my computer, passport and ID, a Bible and…… Continue reading My Heart is Not in Stuff

WORTH REVISITING: Stop. Look. Listen. Give Thanks.

the sky alone is an extravagant present There is much to be grateful for if we will simply stop for a moment and really see the details which surround us every day. Children delight in the plethora of tiny details all around them. They are born with a sense of wonder and the ability to…… Continue reading WORTH REVISITING: Stop. Look. Listen. Give Thanks.

3-2-1 It’s Friday!

THREE THINGS I AM GRATEFUL FOR: 3. LIFE, my life, my children’s lives and now my three grandchildren’s lives with another on the way.    The equisite detail in creation. The fact that I can interact with creation; I can see, hear, touch, taste.  Jesus, who makes it possible to have a relationship with the Almighty God of the…… Continue reading 3-2-1 It’s Friday!

Moments of Grace by the Woodstove

  Credit: treehugger.com our wood stove warms the study Yep, even though it is bitterly cold outside, my heart is burning with fervor and my thoughts are leaping for joy. At 57, I am in the springtime of a new life. It doesn’t matter that it is freezing outside because inside I am coming back…… Continue reading Moments of Grace by the Woodstove

7 Quick Takes

1.  Just a Quick glance above. Although it wasn’t Thanksgiving in Canada, I did join Americans in a special day of thanksgiving.   We could all  be  happy  and joyful  if only we could just get outside of ourselves.There is much to be grateful for if we will  stop for a moment and really see the…… Continue reading 7 Quick Takes