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Grace Given in a Simple Hello

I rarely share what I write in my handwritten journal. From time to time I may share bits, but never an entire entry. Not because they are full of deep personal thoughts, but mainly because the entries are usually very boring. What we did the day before or what all I need to remind myself...

My Hallel

Morning routines are finished. As my boys leave for school and work the quiet returns if my plans allow. Calm moments of devotion and journaling then begins the day. I find the playlist I go to most often to give soundtrack to my day. I sing along catching myself stopping to offer my worship. The...

Shadows & Sunrises

Photo: Sunrise progression, Tuesday, August 16, 2011 Full moon splays shadows across the yard. I listen to the night sounds as I search for stars remaining almost unseen as the moon reflects its light. Some see shadows as disturbing, haunting. I once did. Pasts ever present, casting shadows as we try to overcome what was....

Sunday, Monday

My mind stays hurried and unfocused recently. Accomplishing small bits of tasks here and there until eventually complete. Frustrating myself. Poor sleep, immediate technology in part to blame. Then Sunday afternoon closing out July I set aside the painting and scrapbooking I plan to do and instead curl up in my favorite chair with a...

The Wind Almost Unseen

Early morning sun falls through the east facing window as I sit in my favorite chair reading devotion for the day, journaling thoughts and prayers. Glancing out the window I see wind blowing through the tops of trees. But not the shorter trees or lower limbs. Only the upper branches. I watch morning after morning...