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I Will Wait

I stood at a great chasm, looking down into the heart of a volcano and I was overwhelmed by the enormity of it. Sulfur smoke rose from the chasm and billowed around us, but strangely it did not smell as horribly as other volcanic smoke I have experienced. The day was hazy and the smoke was thick making it impossible to […]

My Sheep Hear My Voice

Do you ever have those moments when life just seems to stand still? When you walk through it in slow motion? This happened to me recently on an impromptu trip to one of my favorite places, an amusement park in Pennsylvania. It is one that I grew up going to and so many of my childhood memories were made at […]

How to Be Beautiful

I teach Sunday school to a group of junior and senior high girls. I started last Fall and I love it. Each week surprises me. The best thing about teaching is that I am constantly learning something new. This week was no different. We are currently working through the book “Speak Love” by Annie Downs and yesterday we were in chapter […]

Hope When It Seems Hopeless

I took a bit of a blogging break this past week. I didn’t intend to, but God is slowly teaching me to reorder my priorities. If I had it my way, I would be writing here every day, sharing my thoughts that are always brewing, bubbling under the surface. But… I have a family who I love dearly, little eyes […]

Name Above All Names

She was born on May 7th of this year. Our beautiful Ainsley Rose. We picked her name soon after we found out that we were expecting a baby girl. But really her name had been chosen over 10 years before. It was in Chicago when we were driving around and saw it for the first time. Ainslie Street.  My husband […]