Jesus, how can I describe your beauty? You are an artist marveling at your work, crafted so carefully. You are a flickering candlein the heart of a mother. You are like the clarity and freshness of forest-air, soil, and streams. You are seen in soft rain drops, tears that grace the surface of a scorched land. You are … Continue reading Advent: Precious Jesus
This morning the Lord put Psalm 23 in my mind, and as I reflected, a few other verses came to mind. The Gospel of John and 1 Peter are books I've studied this week. Reading and studying the Word really helps me get to know Jesus better, and learn how I can live to give … Continue reading Mornings with God | Nov 20
It's easy to lose sight of the beauty in this world and to settle for elusive joy. If I forget who I am, how can I go on? Yet people move forward day after day, not knowing, but accepting. Maybe this pain is momentary Maybe I can go on. If I take a walk through … Continue reading To God,
Hello! I am going to compare two Bible passages that I came across and wanted to study further and apply to my life. 39 But Jesus said, “Do not stop him, for no one who does a mighty work in my name will be able soon afterward to speak evil of me. 40 For the one who is not … Continue reading Jesus at the Center, not me!
The sand was silk between her toes - in-between - doing the thing natural for sand to do. It's ill fitting to be permanent. Maybe that's what makes it "soft." Many years worked side-by-side to grind it into the fine powder that it is; a dusting of rock, mineral, shell. Once possible to distinguish - … Continue reading Always Return
If each tear were a prayer, I would have prayed a billion times. A billion asks that float up to the sky. And God would have heard me one billion times. Without uttering a single word, yearning together for different world. A friendly one, a healed one. If each tear were a prayer, … Continue reading If each tear were a prayer
I am going to tell this story from the beginning! Me, my sister Breanne, my grandparents - Lolo and Lola, and my uncle David arrived at SeaTac ready to fly stand-by to the Philippines! My uncle is a flight attendant, so we could fly non-directly and save on ticket prices. First we flew to San … Continue reading To the Philippines and Back!