I remember thinking when we signed up for foster care, that I was being safe, we signed up as an emergent home, a temporary space to kids coming into care until they could transition to a new home, respit care. I was being safe with my heart. Two years later I see that is what… Continue reading such a beautiful surrender
What I can’t see
I don't like the not knowing. I need to know the solution, I need to know if is a solution that I find acceptable. I have so often given a problem to God and on the drive home I find myself calculating how I can fix the problem on my own, lately I feel this… Continue reading What I can’t see
You don't think that a tiny drip can make a difference. Consider filling your swimming pool with a very slow drip, it seems impossible, a tireless or futile effort. I have seen the difference a drip can make though and it can be a force to be reconned with if it is consistent, persistent in… Continue reading A drip
The God of the mountains
We are in the mountains , while I’ve seen them from a distance this is my first up close encounter with this geography. As we came through Colorado God had me in awe but today He showed me something so beautiful I just have to share . How many times have you heard the God… Continue reading The God of the mountains
When sitting is painful
This season of quarantine can feel that way for me, in many ways. Physically and emotionally. I have a mix of emotions regarding people's feelings on quarantine as we all do. Who has the most accurate opinion? Are we over reacting ? Understating? I like to sit on the porch and I have noticed the… Continue reading When sitting is painful
Last night I decided to bleach the grout in my kitchen . I don’t normally even have bleach in my house so this was an occasion in itself. I put a cap full on a pitcher and retrieved what I refer to is my “pig brush” ( it’s what we scrubbed pigs with in high… Continue reading Soaking
Did you hear that?
The next right thing for the next 15 minutes. I heard a young woman say this Tuesday who is wise far far beyond her years, and God said to me, "did you hear that?" That is as far in advance as you need to look. Phillipians 4:6, I have read this verse a ridiculous amount… Continue reading Did you hear that?
I don't think it is any coincidence that Christmas follows Thanksgiving. To me the time of gratitude brings me to a very humble place before the Christmas holiday. I could list a million things I am grateful for, but today I was reminded by my scripture that my ultimate Thanksgiving is to God. I have… Continue reading Naughty list
this song is right in my feels today , May my table always be crowded and there always be a place by the fire for everyone Thank you God for a big table and people to crowd it You can hold my handWhen you need to let goI can be your mountainWhen you're feeling valley-lowI… Continue reading crowded table
I haven't written in a while, there has been a lot happening in my heart. Some of that I can not even put into words, some of it I am not allowed to. This I can though. I have watched a lot of hard things this month, the month of gratefulness has come with a… Continue reading Halie Jo