Category Archives: Diary

A Time To Clean, A Season for Every Purpose Under Heaven

It’s time to do some intensive Fall cleaning. I walked around our home this morning and took inventory: cluttered closets, cobwebs, dusty corners and neglected nooks, and I felt overwhelmed. I was amazed how quickly it all became disorganized and, well, … Continue reading

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Define Success.

I think success depends on who you are. Literally. What defines you? What is it that you or I believe gives us significance? I mean, I could be a successful business woman, but if the business went under I would … Continue reading

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Missing Redemption’s Song

If I stood before the throne would I hear “Well done.”? Or would I fall, that my works were all rags in Your sight? Did I, in confusion forget my first Love? is Your face turned away from my soul’s … Continue reading

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When the Fall Comes, The Apples are on the Trees.

Last week, my 7 year old son brought home some artwork from his 2nd grade class. Very simply, it was his drawing he colored, of a tree with lots of apples in it. Above his artwork was the sentence “In … Continue reading

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How God Uses Our Dreams

Ever have a dream that you forget upon waking, but revisits you in the afternoon? It is as if somehow,  the events of the dream seep into our memory in living color from the gray recesses of our subconscious. This … Continue reading

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Banging Down the Door

  Some days, there are moments I am fortunate enough to learn something about my own journey. Today was one of those days. This afternoon I was on the computer hovering over my measly resume and despairing over what options … Continue reading

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My New Husband is a Carpenter

You had me cut down to size. You have humiliated me and pushed me down. You could rewrite history like a spin-doctor as if hurtful things you said were never said; the plans and promises you’d make could be erased, … Continue reading

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So Much to Feel

  How is it possible to feel so much at once and struggle for just a few words to describe it?  I have been on the edge of tears for two days with so much going on in my world; … Continue reading

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Mrs. Gordon

A teacher told me long ago, the world would pass me by I never stopped to question if her statement was a lie I lived my life inside a dream, yet high upon a drug so addicted to approval within … Continue reading

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To Save or Let Go

I almost had a pity party for myself this morning, came very close…because at what point does perpetual anger, bitterness, and negativity in someone cease to be a choice and become a part of who they are? At what point … Continue reading

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