Jesus

Feeling Close to Jesus

I was talking to a friend yesterday who is about to embark on a journey that will require a lot of faith and courage.  She is about to travel to China to bring  the little boy that they are adopting home.  She will have to go without her husband and her three biological kiddos. She… Continue reading Feeling Close to Jesus

Jesus · Marriage

Living in the Moment with Jesus

 "Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present." -Author Unknown I saw this quote on a plaque in a medical office when I was a teenager, and I have never forgotten it.  I am a word person, so this play on the… Continue reading Living in the Moment with Jesus

Jesus · John

Blind-Sighted

    "This happened so the power of God could be seen in him." John 9:3 We all have it.  That one thorn in our side, that one impossible character flaw, that one health issue that threatens to steal our joy.  And we have probably all asked God the question: WHY? Why do I have to… Continue reading Blind-Sighted

Jesus · John

Life-Giving Words, Beautiful Gardens

I have never planted flower bulbs in the fall that push through the ground with budding brilliance in the spring. But I know the drill. The school kids have come by with their fundraiser sheets to purchase the bulbs and I always kindly reply, "Sorry, I don't garden." (I can't even keep a cactus alive).… Continue reading Life-Giving Words, Beautiful Gardens