collected thoughts, vii

Once, I thought a tiny tumbleweed was a groundhog with matted fur. Then it blew away. * Last week I revised an essay about love lost, love learned, and love rediscovered. It was a lot more emotionally exhausting to write than I thought it would be. I kept crying. Among many other things, the pastContinue reading “collected thoughts, vii”

Making Time for What Matters

A couple years ago, I made the commitment to move my set-aside time with the Lord to the early mornings. I woke up an hour earlier each day to spend time reading the Bible, praying, and listening to quiet worship songs. But after several months, I fell out of that habit. Suddenly, I was trying toContinue reading “Making Time for What Matters”

Rejoice in Your Salvation

See, what a morning, gloriously bright, With the dawning of hope in Jerusalem; Folded the grave-clothes, tomb filled with light, As the angels announce, “Christ is risen!” See God’s salvation plan, Wrought in love, borne in pain, paid in sacrifice, Fulfilled in Christ, the Man, For He lives: Christ is risen from the dead! (fromContinue reading “Rejoice in Your Salvation”