Praying In Threes 

Praying In Threes 

Romans 12:12, “Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.” I bought the silver tea set of my dreams recently at a thrift store. It came as a set of three – the teapot, the sugar bowl, and the cream pitcher with a lid. Like using the triplets, ‘Good morning, Good afternoon, […]

The Perfect Waiter

The Perfect Waiter

Isaiah 30:18, “Therefore the LORD waits to be gracious to you, and therefore he exalts himself to show mercy to you. For the LORD is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for him.” It’s been close to two months since April Fool’s Day yet I’m still finding paper eyeballs taped onto […]

Wait Training: Nothing Chocolate Nothing Gained

Wait Training: Nothing Chocolate Nothing Gained

“Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known,” Jeremiah 33:3. I’ve walked the one-lane gravel ‘Cemetery Road’ behind our house countless times, pouring my heart out to the God who hears and other times listening for the God who speaks. These two […]

A Coffee Pot of Hope

A Coffee Pot of Hope

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.” Proverbs 13:12 The best surprise I ever pulled off was for my husband’s 30th birthday. He did not even have an inkling of what was coming. The kids were 5, 3, and 1, and I remember that I took a […]

A New Flute

A New Flute

Remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old. Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.” Isaiah 43:18-19 Not so long ago, I wanted a new flute for Christmas. I’ve played […]