Tag: encouragement

Surprise Me Lord~

Driving down the orchard lane shaded with sugar Maple trees, the sun is to my front left side and sitting low on the horizon.  It is flickering through the trees and reflecting orange and silver on the perfect mix of…

Unexpected

There was a layer of dark clouds in the distance as I headed down to the beach for a quick swim and to sit in the presence of God.  I usually love the lake in the evening; the waves that…

Come and See!

“Come see, come see!” Kailey runs into the kitchen, hand outstretched. “Come with me, Mommy! We made a castle for you! Come see!” I smile.  These moments — times when my kids proudly offer up their creativity and love —…

Meek, Not Weak

The beatitudes…  As a kid I thought I was hearing “Be Attitudes,” as though they were the attitudes of the person we are supposed to be.  Not right on, but a good start.  Beatitudes are actually declarations of blessedness or…