Category Courage

Receiving the Gifts of Encouragement

Wherever you are, may you be blessed. Whatever the circumstances are in your situation, may you be filled with life giving breath deep into your lungs. No matter what has slipped through your fingertips, may you find a hope to hold on to. Today, September 12th, is the National Day of Encouragement. This is a […]

Move Forward by Remembering

This morning brought a thick fog for the school drop off drive.  The clear crisp morning air had been replaced by condensed and compacted cotton, so damp with dew, that it felt like my minivan was plowing through it. Slowly and steadily we crept through making our way past familiar landmarks.  Pausing a bit longer […]

Remembered in Love

4  Show me your ways, Lord,     teach me your paths. 5 Guide me in your truth and teach me,     for you are God my Savior,     and my hope is in you all day long. 6 Remember, Lord, your great mercy and love,     for they are from of old. 7 Do not remember the sins of my youth     and my rebellious ways; according […]

Prayer for the Grieving

Beloved Lord,  Thank You so much for Your love, mercy, grace, goodness, and faithfulness that goes with us all every breath, every step, every moment of every day.  Your holiness and righteousness hem us in before, beside, behind.  There is never a tear that runs uncounted by Your eyes nor sob released that isn’t captured […]

Release…Feel the Endlessness of God

Release…Feel the Endlessness of God. This has become my breathing prayer.  As I think the word release, I exhale and release all that stuff that I am holding on to in that moment.  As I breathe in deep I remind myself to feel the endlessness of God. It’s a short prayer, but it serves multiple […]