Painter of the Heavens

Psalm 19:1–6 The heavens are telling of the glory of God; and their expanse is declaring the work of His hands. Day to day pours forth speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. There is no speech, nor are there words; their voice is not heard. Their line has gone out through all the earth, and their utterances to the end …

Mother’s Day Musings

“Pour out your heart like water before the presence of the Lord; lift up your hands to Him for the life of your little ones…” Lamentations 2:19   Several years ago I was at a wedding where I watched as the mother of the groom danced with her son while, due to the premature death of her husband, the mother …

He Became My Captain

I don’t think I’ve ever felt His nearness more than I did those first few mornings, after realizing that my marriage was in serious trouble. I was maneuvering waters I did not have a compass for.   No, I take that back. My compass was faulty. What was happening violently shook my world because I literally had no idea how …

Piece By Piece

Piece by piece. That’s how it’s done. My fractured world that broke into seemingly unsalvageable pieces five years ago has been lovingly restored, piece by piece.   There was no fast track offered. No escape hatch from all the grief and sadness. But the Man of Sorrows, who is well-acquainted with grief, took my hand and led me through. And, …

Chance Meeting with a Golden Eagle

I had an amazing experience in March 2016 that I continue to marveling over. It seems right to share with you because what happened felt uncommonly profound to me.   I was driving along a back road near Fenwick Island, Delaware en route to retrieve my husband from his golfing adventure. Seemingly out of nowhere, this gigantic bird landed on …