Hope Unswervingly

1 Corinthians 13:13 But for right now, until that completeness, we have three things to do to lead us toward that consummation: Trust steadily in God, hope unswervingly, love extravagantly. And the best of the three is love. Consummation: noun, perfection, fufillment Unswerving: adverb, turning aside abruptly in movement or direction; deviate suddenly from the straight orContinue reading “Hope Unswervingly”

Birth Days

Yesterday one of my dear friends had a new baby girl. Her name is Brooklyn. She is a squishy fresh baby. Seeing photos of her and her family made me think of my own birth days. We have two sons. One born in 2006 and one born in 2009…both June babies…both born during the sameContinue reading “Birth Days”

Do Mayhem with Friends and Family

I’m late to this week’s “Five Minute Friday” blogging party.  This week was a whirlwind.  It was the last week of school for our kids, and it was a modified mess.  My husband and I still had work, and the kids still had school…BUT there was a lot of extra oddness about the week: classContinue reading “Do Mayhem with Friends and Family”

I Dare to Tell the Truth

Proverbs 12:19 Truthful lips endure for ever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment. Do you dare to tell the truth?  I do.  Here are five minutes of writing by me on true words this week… A young mom enters my speech therapy office with her two year old: “Oh honey don’t pick yourContinue reading “I Dare to Tell the Truth”

More Pressure

Once upon a time there was a girl who craved less pressure. Meanwhile she interacted often with kids who craved more pressure. Together they created a balance. She learned to relax as she hugged them and squeezed their little hands together. The sign for “more” is learned.  The lights of communication is illuminated. The parentsContinue reading “More Pressure”

Salvation in Singing

1 Peter 1:8-9 You never saw him, yet you love him. You still don’t see him, yet you trust him—with laughter and singing. Because you kept on believing, you’ll get what you’re looking forward to: total salvation. Singing is a positive verb.  When people think of singing, I think they generally think of joy.  LikewiseContinue reading “Salvation in Singing”

Define My Job Lord…

Today’s five minute Friday prompt is “Define.”  Ready, set, write… 5:56 a.m. Define my job Lord.  I often find my mind and heart asking God to give me clear direction.  What the heck do you want me to do today?  This week?  This month?  This year?  Am I to be a just a mom, anContinue reading “Define My Job Lord…”