When My Head Hangs Low

“The Lord upholds all those who fall and lifts up all who are bowed down.”  – Psalm 145:14 There was a time when I walked most days with my head held low. My eyes seeing the world only from my empty heart on down. Worry and fear hung around my neck like a millstone. The […]

A Porthole Promise

But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its rays.  Malachi 4:2 NIV       I‘ve had some tough times lately.   Details aren’t needed, nor the sympathy mat.   But days have been tough.   Some of your’s—wayyy tougher than mine, so I barely have […]

Chocolate Milk Faith

“Therefore I remind you to stir up the gift of God which is in you.” 2 Timothy 1:6 NKJV I once heard a pastor say faith was like chocolate milk.   It sounds strange, but it’s one of those statements I’ve never forgotten, and find myself mulling over from time to time.   So how exactly is […]

Fort Building

“Those who trust in the Lord are as secure as Mount Zion; they will not be defeated but will endure forever.” Psalm 125:1 NLT       The locals simply call it “Presidio.”   The official name is El Presidio Reál de San Diego.   It is a large building, sitting high on a hill […]

3 Steps to a Holy Rest

“And he said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while.”’ – Mark 6:31 ESV   My husband beckons me to the couch.   He wants to sit together for a while and watch shows like Shark Week which, as its name suggests, should last seven days, when in […]