It's with your heart And with your life- That's how you worship Him. It's not just words, It's not just deeds; But you go out on a limb. You trust and then you take a 'chance,' But it's not a chance at all. Because when you take that leap of faith, He'll catch you as … Continue reading Untitled
This song (video link below) is a companion piece for yesterday's blog entry for teens. I love that it's a young girl dancing and painting a picture at the same time. Our actions, even our failures, can bring us and others closer to Christ. God will use everything we give Him to bring people to … Continue reading You’re Not Alone
"So Will I" https://drowning-in-lemonade.com/2018/03/30/so-will-i/ — Read on drowning-in-lemonade.com/2018/03/30/so-will-i/ Reposting from last year because I love this song by Hillsong United and this weekend is the perfect time to ponder the message! Blessed & Joyous Easter!
Last night in Paris, the Notre Dame cathedral caught fire. We still don't know how. The entire structure is undergoing renovations and one expert in the field said that the building would start to fall down upon itself within the next 10 years. And so the work began. It is expensive and disruptive to renovate … Continue reading Unum Necessarium
Working never waiting always trying - always moving The path cannot be known but if it's followed leads to a place of beauty and peace The path dips and turns, races up, then slides down and over - From above it is an intricate design perfect, graceful, sensible But the workers in the fields seeing … Continue reading The Workers
She brings me a picture that she's drawn on a tiny scrap of paper from a writing tablet that she's cut up with her children's scissors. Sitting on the living room couch, lost in thought, this wisp of a girl floats into the room noiselessly and presents me with a precious gift. "I drew you … Continue reading A gift that keeps on giving
"Heaven is the perfect end of a life spent loving God, not the end reward for a life spent being perfect." - John Henry Newman I hope these words of Blessed John Henry Newman provide you comfort because they are true. I heard once that St. Francis of Assisi was asked while he was hoeing … Continue reading Heaven Starts Here and Now
"There are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it." – Edith Wharton So often in my life as an Army wife, I've been honored to be the mirror, reflecting the light of others who I was encouraging and am still so very proud of! It's a lovely … Continue reading This little mirror of mine…
It's been several days since I've last posted. Sorry about that! But tonight, after a busy Thanksgiving and days following, I am sharing a song by one of my favorite Christian bands, Casting Crowns. It's called "Joyful, Joyful." It is a beautiful old song that's been updated and I just love it. My favorite part … Continue reading Joyful, Joyful!
"The Lord is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and abounding in mercy." - v. 8 The Lord is gracious and merciful! I have been on vacation since Friday. Spent the weekend with friends and family. Such blessings!! I love my life and am so very grateful for what I've been given. God has blessed … Continue reading Psalm 145