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Not Nearly Enough Time…

It’s useless to rise early and go to bed late,    and work your worried fingers to the bone.Don’t you know he enjoys    giving rest to those he loves? Psalm 127:2 The Message I moved through the house this morning before heading out the door, making a… Continue Reading “Not Nearly Enough Time…”


“…let us go right into the presence of God with sincere hearts fully trusting him. For our guilty consciences have been sprinkled with Christ’s blood to make us clean, and our bodies have been washed with pure water.” Hebrews 10:22 NLT While praying for… Continue Reading “Washed”

What is Prayer?

Sitting in the stillness of my living room… the light of a new day just beginning to filter in through the windows… the only sounds I hear are the snoring of my fur baby and the click of the furnace as it comes on… Continue Reading “What is Prayer?”

No Wrinkles on My Spirit

I admit that I love to watch re-runs of The Walton’s on TV. The stories depict a time when hardships were the norm but family values, faith in God and hard work were valued. In a recent episode Grandma Walton was experiencing some health… Continue Reading “No Wrinkles on My Spirit”

Temples and Tilt a Whirls

The redhead sits in her gray writing room with her snaggle toothed feline companion. The black cat’s steady purr does little to slow the dizzying thoughts spinning round and round in the mind of his favorite person like cars on a tilt a whirl.… Continue Reading “Temples and Tilt a Whirls”

What Will a Lie Do?

Last weekend the exhausted redhead relaxed in an internet free zone with her family and friends. This weekend the writer, joined by Asher the ever-faithful snaggletooth feline, find themselves sitting at the brown roll top desk in the quiet space in their gray writing… Continue Reading “What Will a Lie Do?”

It Was 1991

It was 1991.  I was driving across the mountain to work.  Tears streaming down my face. Questioning where I was headed…not at that moment…but where my life was headed. Suddenly, I heard the following words coming from the cassette player (remember those) in my… Continue Reading “It Was 1991”

Toaster Strudels, Manna and The Bread of Life

Another Saturday morning is underway as the redhead joined by Asher, her black snaggle-toothed cat, begins their weekly task of quieting the wild brown and white hamsters tirelessly running on silver wheels in the writer’s attention deficit mind. The blonde-haired daughter of the hamster… Continue Reading “Toaster Strudels, Manna and The Bread of Life”


I have refined you, but not as silver is refined.    Rather, I have refined you in the furnace of suffering.I will rescue you for my sake—    yes, for my own sake!  Isaiah:10-11 The trials and tests we go through don’t define us…they refine us! Many years… Continue Reading “Refining”

The Voice of Mercy

It’s mid-morning quiet, not to be confused with early morning quiet, in the gray writing room of the redhead assisted by Asher, her snaggle toothed cat. The feline supervisor of the bright gray room rolls his round green eyes from the top of the… Continue Reading “The Voice of Mercy”