Lean In A Little Closer

If you stopped by because you read my devotion today over at Encouragement Cafe, WELCOME!   So glad you are here! “And after the fire came a gentle whisper.”    1 Kings 19:12b (NIV) Have you ever been on a spiritual high?  A place where you were seeing and feeling God really move?  But then, there’s a […]

Leaving A Trail

I have a thirty minute drive to work and I often find myself enjoying the morning sky.  The changing colors in the sky as the sun rises always amazes me at the beauty of God’s creation.  My husband can assure anyone that I really am not a morning person but when I get out the […]

“But What About Me?”

If you stopped by because you read my devotion today (1/25/17) over at Encouragement Cafe, WELCOME!   So glad you are here! I’ve always been a quiet person.  I’d rather stay in the background than to be the center of attention. But that doesn’t mean I don’t like the occasional, “Atta girl,” or “Good job!” I think […]

A Mary Christmas

If you stopped by because you read my devotion today (December 28, 2016) over at Encouragement Cafe, WELCOME!   So glad you are here! Sitting At His Feet And Jesus answered and said to her, “Martha, Martha, you are worried and troubled about many things. But one thing is needed, and Mary has chosen that good part, which will not […]

Good Times Or Bad?

If you stopped by because you read my devotion today over at Encouragement Cafe, WELCOME!   So glad you are here!   Everything works for our good?  Really? So many times when this verse is quoted, it is when something bad has happened to a believer.  Does all of the bad things that happen to believers really […]

R. I. P.

I have to say that I don’t really like the scary displays that are seen around Halloween.  The ghosts and zombies, headless bodies and tomb stones.   As I drove past one yard I saw a tombstone with “R.I.P.” written in big black letters.  That is seen a lot around Halloween but it is also used at […]

Preparing The Garden…

…And Preparing For Harvest If you stopped by because you read my devotion today (Sept. 8, 2016) over at Encouragement Cafe, WELCOME!   So glad you are here!   So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow.  The one who plants and the one who […]

Producing Fruit

If you stopped by because you read my devotion today (August 25, 2016) over at Encouragement Cafe, WELCOME!   So glad you are here! “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful.” […]