She Had a Reputation

Woman in doorway

She carries a burden, the burden of a reputation. You know, that kind of reputation. She spends her nights standing in darkened doorways, waiting for men to pass her way, men with jingling coins in their pockets. This night, she puts on her best garment, wraps her favorite scarf around her neck, … [Continue reading]

What a Reunion!

Reunion in heaven

Have you ever been to your high school reunion? I was blessed to be part of a very special class in high school that, unfortunately, I didn’t get to graduate with (long story), yet, they have always been gracious enough to allow me to take part in the reunions. This class has had a reunion every … [Continue reading]

Ever Feel Like a Herman?


In a shadowed corner of the house, outside by the side door, sits my hydrangea plant under a tree. Light cannot penetrate the plant’s leaves as it … [Continue reading]

A Helper Found in Trouble

Helper found in trouble

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” Ps. 46:1 NKJV ♬ Here we go a-pondering… ♬ Sorry. Couldn’t resist. Just sounded … [Continue reading]

God is There!

God is there

God is there… …from the moment you were born… …until the time you leave this earth… …from each day’s sunrise… …to every day’s … [Continue reading]

With Faith Like Hers: I am Ruth book tour

Carol Peterson Ruth

***Today, I welcome my friend Carol Peterson to tell us about her new Bible study, I am Ruth from her Bible study series With Faith Like Hers. Don’t … [Continue reading]

Overcast with a Chance of Clouds


Overcast. Clouds. A change in the barometer. Rain and/or a storm coming. I feel it all. My fibromyalgia-filled body lets me know. I cannot avoid the … [Continue reading]

Dancing in the Dark

Dancing in the Dark

Nothing profound today. Just some buzzings in this ol’ noggin. There’s a lot of heartache going around, so I wanted to encourage all of you, in case … [Continue reading]

Cord of Hope

Cord of hope

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope.” (Jer. 29:11 … [Continue reading]

The Holey People

Holey people

Nestled on the verdant slopes of a vast kingdom lay a small but lovely village called Holeyville. It was picture perfect in any season, whether in … [Continue reading]