~But As For Me ~

But as for me, I will watch expectantly for the Lord;I will wait for the God of my salvation.My God will hear me.Micah 7:7 I have been silent here and the silence has been intentional — purposeful. The weeks leading up to Christmas and the end of 2020 were challenging and heavy, not only due to all the stress […]

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God With Us

I had a number of different posts I was hoping to share in the weeks leading up to Christmas, which to the Christian, should be a most joyful and meaningful season. These were writings I had wanted to share as encouragement in a year that desperately needs a touch of life-sustaining hope. But the week […]

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A Thankful Heart is a Contented Heart

The Lord is my strength and my shield; My heart trusts in Him, and I am helped;Therefore my heart triumphs, and with my song I shall thank Him.Psalm 28:7 Thankfulness. Even though this is not the post I have been working on to share this week, it seems obligatory in light of the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday to touch on the subject of […]

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A Day in the Life

This post may be a bit different than my normal style of writing and, if I can actually stick to my tentative plans, it will hopefully become a regular feature on this blog. Don’t hold your breath waiting though because my plans are usually just will-o-wisps in the night. A mirage that disappears once reality […]

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Life Lessons from my Son

My son is nineteen years old — and he is profoundly impacted by autism. Unless the Lord grants a miracle of healing, my son will never live on his own and will never not need constant supervision and care. He will likely not become completely verbal and his behaviors will probably always be a barrier […]

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Monday Musings

This isn’t the post I was planning on sharing this week, but since tomorrow is an important election day in this country, I have many musings that are weighing heavily upon me. If you think I am going to offer my thoughts and opinion as to how others should vote, you would be incorrect. I […]

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Pebbles in the Sand

Pebbles, pebbles in the sandTossed about in the ocean’s wavesBack and forth for endless daysUntil one day on the beach, they landReady to be found by this pilgrim’s hands. Pebbles, pebbles in the sandMy senses delight in your gentle beautyWhile my thoughts ponder the great mysteryWhere have you been and what have you seenUntil you […]

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