“Why are you so terrified? Why are you lacking in faith?” From Mark 4:35-41 This Thanksgiving Day, I have so much for which to be grateful. As I list my precious family members to give thanks for each one, my grandson Daniel and his daddy give me reason to pause. Daniel’s long journey from birth … Continue reading

God’s Home

Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28 While growing up, I lived around the corner and down the block from our parish church. This close proximity allowed me the opportunity to drop in whenever I felt the need. I took the term “God’s House” … Continue reading

No Strings!

Brothers and sisters, Owe nothing to anyone, except to love one another, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. Romans 13:8 I retired from my career in education with a county level job. This position allowed me access to people and opportunities I might otherwise have never encountered. I very much appreciated … Continue reading

The Right Umbrella

When the afflicted man called out, the Lord heard, and from all his distress he saved him. Psalm 34:7 It’s raining again. The downpour the other day didn’t keep me indoors, and I’ve decided the same will be true today. I’ve donned my hooded jacket and embarked upon my familiar trek through the neighborhood. As … Continue reading


That morning, I woke with a sense of gratitude in anticipation of Thanksgiving Day. My husband and I will host this year and I can hardly wait. We will also celebrate his and our son’s birthdays which fall on Monday and Thursday. I smiled as I determined that two cupcakes will have to accompany the … Continue reading

Open The Door

“My heart is moved with pity for the crowd. By now they have been with me for three days and have nothing to eat.” Mark 8:2 When I glanced at the calendar this morning, I panicked a bit. Thanksgiving is a few days away. Next week includes my husband’s and son’s birthdays as well. Before … Continue reading