on finding comfort

  First a small update on the Hubs:   For those that are following, the Hubs is currently in Russia, and is currently learning the ropes and streets of the Olympic village and venues in Sochi.  He arrived safe and sound after 35 hours of travelling and started work almost right away. He has recently […]

Thankful Thursday

It’s been quite a while since I wrote one of these. Perhaps in stopping to look, for those little things that make me smile and thankful to be alive, precipitated the late onset of winter blues. Or, perhaps that was the first symptom; who knows. Regardless, we are back and, to be honest, struggling to […]

Thankful Thursday

The LORD is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits are crushed. (Psalm 34:18) He heals the brokenhearted And binds up their wounds. (Psalm 147:3) This week has found us clinging once again to these promises. Promises that enfold us, carry us, and offer so much comfort. Tomorrow we, as a family, say […]

Thankful Thursday

Today I find myself completely in awe of the goodness of God. I’m also feeling a wee bit of trepidation towards how this year will unfold. Everywhere there are hallmarks of this being a marked year for me, my family, and, I think, my church. Yesterday, I read a devotional based on Hebrews 13:8, “Jesus […]

Thankful Thursday and other bits

I feel I must apologize for being so silent this week. Truth be told I had/have a serious case of what I can only call writer’s block. There was a void in that place that prose springs from. Gah! Today is Thanksgiving Day for my American neighbors. It’s a day to take stock of those […]

Thankful Thursday and the Eucharist

Last night I began reading Ann Voskamp’s 1000 Gifts. It was recommended to me by a friend from church who thought that I would enjoy reading it.  I began reading it while waiting for the teens to come home from their Halloween festivities. So far, only 2 chapters in, I have been challenged and enlightened […]

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