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January 2021

January 2021

2 0 2 0 These four numbers mark a year in time, 366 days in history. (leap year) 20-20 also is the standard for excellent vision, being able to read letters from twenty feet away without the aid of lenses. Webster defines the phrase “twenty-twenty” as: “marked by facilely (easily attained) accurate discernment, judgment, or […]

December 2020

December 2020

Merry Christmas dear friends! 2020 is a year for the record books! Michael and I are grateful for technology and the ability to still meet with clients via telehealth for counseling, grief care, and spiritual direction. Anxiety, stress, loss and grief have only increased during these difficult times. We depend on God’s wisdom for each […]

October 2020

October 2020

With our lack of rain, I feared leaves were just shriveling up. But this past week, the colors exploded! Words cannot adequately describe the joy these colors bring to this earth for all to enjoy and to my soul. Creation exclaims God’s glory and has much to teach us. As you read  “Advice from a […]

July 2020

July 2020

Clothed in Beauty Flowers. God’s infinite majesty on display.  The intricate designs, lines, colors, shapes, petals, stamen, stems, leaves all fascinate me. Even the tiniest wildflower is formed with such precision. I suspect artists discover creative color combinations just by looking at flowers, often within a single blossom. What variety! Some flowers need full sun […]

June 2020

June 2020

Break up the monotony . . . How do you normally hear from God? Are you able to meet with Him in meaningful ways? Perhaps your quiet times are also affected by Covid 19. . . every day feels the same. Perhaps you might enjoy a different way of meeting with God. Every relationship can […]

May 2020

May 2020

And yet . . . Some days the weight of the world’s sorrow, injustice, fear, and loss can feel overwhelming for this empath. And yet . . . in the midst of deaths, lockdown, and limited interaction, LIFE finds a way. Above our front door robins emerge and grow quickly. Seedlings push through the soil […]

March 2020

March 2020

“Forced” Lent? Lent. A time for believers to prepare for Easter. It is a time when many deny themselves certain pleasures or practices in remembrance of how Jesus denied himself and gave his life for us. Some spend more time in prayer. Some give to  those in need. Others use Lent as a time of […]

Feb 2020

Feb 2020

Indiana has enjoyed a relatively mild winter. Not much snow. Not many sub-zero days. However, the constant gray skies reveal winter is not going away soon. The lack of color and sunshine reveal just how much I enjoy such things in my life. Note: this picture is a color photo, not black and white. Winter […]