Month: April 2020

Changed for Good

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.”  – Anne Frank Trials have a way of shaking us out of our comfort zones and complacency.  They cause us to wake up:  to take notice of ourselves and those around us,  to question the status quo, and […]

Our “Sign Post” Moment

“Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.”― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Has experiencing a slower pace, home-cooked meals, fewer places to be, more time in prayer and God’s Word, and quality time with family given you freedom and peace?  Or  has it just made you appreciate getting to […]

Victory

Lenten seasons of the past can’t hold a torch to this year! Typically Lent is a time to repent, confess, fast, and pray as preparation for the celebration of the resurrection of Christ on Easter. In years past, Christians gave up chocolate, coffee, or watching the news.  This year has been the Lent of all […]

History Repeats Itself… What Can We Learn?

I came across this poem written in 1869, reprinted during the 1919 Pandemic. It was written in 1869 by Kathleen O’Mara: And people stayed at homeAnd read booksAnd listenedAnd they restedAnd did exercisesAnd made art and playedAnd learned new ways of beingAnd stopped and listenedMore deeplySomeone meditated, someone prayedSomeone met their shadowAnd people began to […]

My Identity

Do you identify yourself based on the hats you wear: wife, mom, friend, or daughter?, Or do you find your identity more closely connected to a work title?  As women, we can feel inadequate or unworthy at times.  Maybe right now you just feel tired or overwhelmed, unsettled or scared? Maybe you are taking on […]