Farewell, home in Texas! We bought you nine years ago because our then-seven-year-old daughter wanted a house that looked like a castle. Soon we learned that everything is bigger in Texas…especially the utility bills! We are leaving you during the … Continue reading Goodbye and Hello!
I’ve always been the kind of girl who thrives on praise. Notice my word choice here. I didn’t say that I “like” praise, or that I “enjoy” praise. I feel my heart swell up like petals greeting the morning. I … Continue reading The Pitfalls of Praise
I am overwhelmed with gratitude this day. Our country is unique in our graceful and peaceful transfer of power…as our leaders pass the baton according to the votes of the American people. There are no rioters in the streets on this day after the election. Those of us who supported McCain now turn our hearts to the good of our country and acknowledge that God’s plans are higher and loftier than anything we can possibly fathom. President Bush’s speech this morning was one of the best examples of the beautiful American spirit that I have ever heard. Regardless of your … Continue reading America the Beautiful
Just a little love note to my Father in heaven on this beautiful, starry night… Many are asking, “Who can show us any good?” Let the light of your face shine upon us, O LORD. You have filled my heart with greater joy than when their grain and new wine abound. I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety. Psalm 4:6-8 Continue reading God of Wonders