So 2 years ago i started the process of memorizing the book of Ephesians. I had never done something so big before. I got about halfway through before my sister-in-law passed away from cancer and our lives got turned upside down. I have tried to pick back up several times since, but just haven’t gotten back into my routine. I have really been…[Read more]
Thanks for reviewing this! I have seen this album several places during this season of Lent but not stopped to listen to it. I loved it, played it all day yesterday, and it will be on a lot at my house during these days of Easter!
That line struck me too. I can do nothing or I can do the little something I can do. I am at a stage right now where the little something might just be getting breakfast for everyone before noon. But that sense of dreams awakening, and knowing that my heart must do something even if it is small. Let me do the small things with joy and hope! Lord,…[Read more]
Bailey McGee commented on the post, First Annual Seed Sightings: A Glimpse of Things to Come 1 year, 4 months ago
I love this! Every year I think this might be the year that I start a garden or flower beds. Regardless if i do or not, the sight of seeds and plants at the store has the same reaction for me. Such hope and promise in those little packets!
I really loved reading this today. I am recovering from surgery and starting to struggle with resting instead of doing. In my mind, and I think in our culture, I equate being busy and active with doing good. This was a timely reminder that God is my shepherd and cares for me, even if I can’t see how his care is helpful at the moment. Perhaps this…[Read more]
This is lovely! I have always wanted to be a gardener. I totally get your love of seed catalogs. I could spend hours in the local nursery dreaming.
“What’s more, the thing the promise points to is real, and your effort to incarnate it in an orderly vegetable patch or a flowerbed of flaming color is to claim a bit of Eden on a weed-choked, ha…[Read more]
This is just lovely! I am just starting to get into reading poetry again. I love the way you explain this, giving meaning and importance to the time spent working through a good volume. I admit I have never read much of Mary Oliver’s work, but have added her to my list!
This is so exciting to hear! Praise God for the work he is doing! I still feel new to this community, but it has just been such a blessing to see how everyone has come together to see North Wind Manor made a reality. And I can’t wait to come and see Tolkien’s fireplace!!