Tag Archives: light

Exposed

I’ve always found it odd and infuriating that victims of sexual assault are typically left with feelings of guilt, shame, and unworthiness. If your house is robbed, there is trauma and fear, but there is generally no guilt or shame. … Continue reading

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Music Monday: From the Inside Out

“Everlasting, Your light will shine when all else fades.” So many parts of this song speak to me, but this line stands out a bit more brightly for me today. When everything else is gone, when everything has fallen away, … Continue reading

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Let me Love you

It’s funny how such a small change can make such a big difference. Move a plant over three feet, from the shade to the sun, and it can make a difference whether it lives or dies, especially here in Texas. On … Continue reading

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Come Be My Light: The Why

Who am I? Why am I here? What is my purpose? Everyone asks these questions at some point in their lives. In our final reading on our light topic, we have a bit of an answer. We’ve got the call, … Continue reading

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Come be My Light: How?

All the light we’ve been talking about is so appealing, but there are times when we just don’t know that we can do it. Life is busy, life gets heavy, and sometimes we hardly have enough light to get ourselves … Continue reading

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Lent is coming! (Part 1)

  I don’t know about you, but this Lent has sneaked up on me. On Wednesday, the flowers will be taken out of the sanctuary, the vestments will turn to purple, and the austerity of Lent will begin. Time to … Continue reading

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Shine the Light in the Darkness

It takes so little light to dispel darkness. A simple candle, a small flashlight, or even the moon can give enough light to guide the way in the darkest of places. Without it, we can wander aimlessly, unable to tell … Continue reading

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Lighting the way

After a Presidential election where one person wins the popular vote, and one wins the electoral vote, it is clear that if we are not a nation divided we are at least  nation conflicted. Whatever side you were on, or … Continue reading

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Online life lessons

When my husband and I talk to our children about sending things out on the internet, we always tell them never to post or email anything about a person that they would not want that person or the world to see. It’s a … Continue reading

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Stained Glass

This morning, I was sitting in the shadow of greatness as I had coffee with a friend of mine. His son was in a horrible car accident last spring and has had a recovery that is nothing short of miraculous. … Continue reading

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