Peeling off the Veil

Freedom. The Miriam-Webster online dictionary defines this word as the absence of necessity, coercion, or constraint in choice or action; liberation from slavery or restraint or from the power of another Last week’s battles with chains has led me today to a study of several verses in 2 Corinthians 3. During the fiercest battles last week, I felt removed from reality. It was like I read scripture but had something heavy covering me that prevented the words from sinking in. I was reading the words, but they were not penetrating the veil that had settled on my brow. As part … Continue reading Peeling off the Veil

Climbing out of the pit

Mama used to tell me if you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all.” Well, I haven’t blogged for awhile because frankly, I haven’t had anything nice or uplifting or inspiring to write. I’ve been up close and personal with darkness. Beth Moore would tell me to Get Out of That Pit. (I so love Beth’s way of bringing real life stuff to Christian platitudes!) A little over a week ago, my sweet husband woke up with some kind of stomach bug. My daughter gave him a bell to ring, and I brought him Unisom (works well for … Continue reading Climbing out of the pit

Give Thanks

It’s been over three months since my last post. (Does that make me sound like a recovering write-a-holic?) Now that summer is in full swing, I hope to write more frequently, as the Lord leads me. Yesterday we had a wonderful time with family, celebrating the birth of our great country. The holiday was even more meaningful to me this year due to a recent encounter I had with a beautiful Ethiopian woman I met at a hair salon. “Saluda” (not her name) ministered to me as she cut my hair, fixing a disastrous haircut I’d just received from an … Continue reading Give Thanks