My friend passed peacefully away…

Farewell! My friend.  You will be sorely missed by so many. I want to thank you for the treasured memory of your coming over to sit with me while I waited in panicked agony to hear how my son was when he suffered from great heartache. Your presence was gentle and loving and solid. ThankContinue reading “My friend passed peacefully away…”

The Metamorphosis of Moments of Time

With my friend lingering on the fine line between time and eternity, I find myself, as many others are doing, wondering how I might live my life with more meaning, more LIFE. I have watched from the side lines the poignancy between the members of her heartbroken family….  Heads gently together, whispering words of encouragementContinue reading “The Metamorphosis of Moments of Time”

A Letter to My Dying Friend

Dear one, I met you about 5 years ago.  I learned that you were seriously into horses and had some very funny friends.  You liked to sing and you were carefree.  When I met you, you had just come out of your son’s illness and things were still challenging.  Before he got sick, you sufferedContinue reading “A Letter to My Dying Friend”

The Purity of Heavenly Hope

2 Corinthians 6:18 And (I) will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty. My soul is deeply stirred and moved.  As I think on my relationship with God and my love for Him, I think of it sometimes as a dance: me, here on the Earth – Him in theContinue reading “The Purity of Heavenly Hope”

Learning about Consecration

I have been thinking about the word “consecration” lately. All of the following words help describe a consecrated person or life. Sanctified: to be sanctified we must go through a sanctification Dedicated Hallowed Devoted Committed purified perseverance loyalty devout vow promise covenant diligence allegiance fidelity fervent pledge My definition of Consecration: Consecration is a divineContinue reading “Learning about Consecration”

The Quilt: A Life Lesson

  Be ye therefore perfect as your Father, which is in Heaven is perfect…Matt 5:48 The  Quilt I normally don’t require absolute perfection when making a quilt, (you do have to adhere to the principles of perfection fairly closely because if you don’t, it can throw the whole quilt off and make it difficult toContinue reading “The Quilt: A Life Lesson”

Following a Recipe: A Metaphor for Obedience

When my daughter was 12, she said to me, “Mommy, every time I try to make cookies, they always turn our yucky! They are terrible!” So, I proceeded to ask her about what she was doing when she made these cookies. What recipe did she have? Did she read it through before she started toContinue reading “Following a Recipe: A Metaphor for Obedience”