When Longing For More Is Good

With the recent ice storm in the midwest, I was reminded of these amazing images I was able to capture a couple of years ago and the thoughts that they triggered.  Join me this week on a post from my past? “Those ice cakes may have traveled all the way from...

Greater than Me

The Ferris Wheel at Navy Pier, downtown Chicago was big and overwhelming. I felt relieved when I saw that it was closed down for the day because of wind.  I thought that was funny…things close down due to wind in the windy city?  Ruthie, my three year old...

Life Under the Big Top

We made our way to the big top…expecting excitement. Two rows behind the one ring soon to be filled with tigers, elephants, camels and a woman swinging high on a trapeze. Our anticipation was rewarded. Eyes enlarged.  Unable to take in all.  In awe....

Rejoicing in the grace and love of God

“One day as I was passing into the field… this sentence fell upon my soul. -‘Thy righteousness is in heaven.’ And I thought I saw with the eyes of my soul Jesus Christ at God’s right hand; there, I say, was my righteousness; so that...

The Truth Empowers…Joy

We’re still hanging on to the last days of warmth… to golden sun… and golden leaves falling out of the sky. The earth…knowing it is in all of it’s glory…is throwing it’s beauty down like confetti…saying, “Look at...

Joy When You’re Scurrying

Have you ever observed an anthill? I’ve been floored the last two weeks by the never-ending antics going on in our  anthill.  We bought the commercial habitat so that we could easily view ants burrowing and tunneling through the sand and foraging for food above...
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