Tag Archives: love

A little bit closer

My husband and I started dating in high school and continued through college. Unfortunately, we were at different colleges that were 700 miles apart. Not nearly close enough for even a weekend visit more than once a semester. All this … Continue reading

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Giving good gifts

I was talking to a friend about shopping for Christmas gifts, and how we could make the process a little less burdensome and commercial. So often, Christmas is really just about the “stuff” that we want. It turns out that … Continue reading

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Take a little time

You have to take care of yourself before you can take care of others. When we apply this to Advent and Christmas, do you get visions of massages, lattes, a fire in the fireplace with a warm blanket on the … Continue reading

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What does your God look like?

What kind of God do you have? Convenience store God? One that provides a little rest as you travel on your own journey? You might stop to go to the bathroom, grab some gas, and even a snack to give … Continue reading

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Where is God when…?

Life happens so quickly. Small decisions lead to other small decisions, and before you know it, you are far along a path that you didn’t know you started. Sometimes this is a great thing, sometimes it is a path to … Continue reading

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Dare to Dream

  I found this the other day on Instagram, and had to share it with you. Thank you @honestwomanhood for an incredible reflection. Enjoy! Disturb us, Lord, when we are too well pleased with ourselves, when our dreams have come … Continue reading

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After the storm

Now that our own, personal evacuee from Hurricane Harvey has returned to Houston safely, I can reflect a little on the events of the last week. Living in central Texas, we know many people who have either been directly affected … Continue reading

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Who is God’s favorite?

  As one of four children, I remember incessantly asking my mother which one of us was her favorite. None of us were satisfied with her answer of loving each of us the best, and loving each of us differently. … Continue reading

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Music Monday: From the Inside Out

I hope everyone gets a chance to see some part of the solar eclipse today. I’ve heard that most people who are in the path of totality actually miss one of the most spectacular parts of the eclipse. They are … Continue reading

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Bearing Fruit

  The fruit of silence is prayer. The fruit of prayer is faith. The fruit of faith is love. The fruit of love is service. The fruit of service is peace. This philosophy was Mother Teresa’s calling card. It’s quite … Continue reading

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