Is your heart unsettled, longing for the safest place? It took me two planes and an Uber ride, but I discovered the Truths that led me into the safety of God’s will and into true joy and rest in Him through worship.Read more
Nature’s call A screech owl’s trills, calls, and hoots might calm the weary traveler, like the lone Whitetail who forages in the forest near my cabin. I press my face against the glass slider toRead more
by Jean Wilund What Will This Year Bring? What will this year bring? Laughter? Tears? Perhaps it’s not so much about what happens to us that determines whether we’ll laugh or cry at year’s end.Read more
I may have bitten off more than I can chew and it’s not even Thanksgiving yet. While I believe the abundance of my favorite season’s harvest means more than picking apples in North Carolina, bakingRead more
by Nan Jones @NanJonesAuthor Bursts of copper and ruby red mingled with the green boughs of the hemlocks. Russet colored leaves blanketed the path, crunching and crackling beneath my feet, imitating a percussionist’s exuberant praise.Read more
It’s autumn, the time of year to enjoy the leaf colors, scents, and activities I can’t experience any time of year. And they come alive to us. Driving around, looking for fall colors, I canRead more
by Jean Wilund Names create powerful images in our mind. People throughout time have put tremendous thought into naming their children. Some should’ve probably put a little more thought into it. (Phelony? Her parents must notRead more
Happy Independence Day! Fireworks boomed all around me. But I couldn’t see a thing. My bones shook from the reverberations. But a thick forest of trees blocked my view of the brightly colored lightsRead more
Her sister, Mary, sat at the Lord’s feet, listening to what he taught. Luke 10:39 NLT Of all the stores my grandfather delivered ice cream to, one held a special place in my heart—even asRead more
You asked us to be the body of Christ.
His hands, his feet, his arms, and his eyes.
You asked us to open our doors and our minds
To the hurt and rejected, so You they might find.
You warned they might hate us, but said to choose love
And promised to fill us with more than enough.