She hadn't felt it for a long time but she felt something stir again and she thought "So this is what hope looks like." This phrase leaped from the pages of ; "Sing in the Morning, Cry in the night" by Barbara Taylor J. As I read about hope, it painfully pulled at my heart strings. … Continue reading This is what hope looks like.
I was at a wedding this weekend. The bride was beautiful. the groom bashful. The guests excited. The parents very proud. They said "I do"and we said amen. Whoever thought that saying those two little words can change your life forever? But remarkably, they do. We walk down the aisle and say ‘ do’ but … Continue reading Saying “I do”
Yesterday I watched the rerun of our spectacular Brazilian massacre and between the tears and pain at watching my team lose, I managed to glean some powerful lessons that I will forever carry in my heart. I watched on with horror as the team proceeded to lose one goal at a time until it got … Continue reading Lessons from the Brazilian Massacre
We spend so much time thinking, wondering and projecting what people will think or say or do to us. We dress for others, eat for others and follow every fad that comes along.We wear dull suits and boring ties. We pull on dresses that do not suit our shapes, color or size because we want to … Continue reading Life is short, I will live it
Last week I had a chance to visit Kakuma Refugee camp up in the North of Kenya. We flew past miles and miles of dusty, parched and rocky lands. A land that was as beautiful in its barrenness as it was wild and desolate. It felt like a land in which time stopped. The women … Continue reading Is freedom really worth fighting for?
I had one of those moments today. A life changing and defining moment when something small happens, and you know for sure your life will never be the same again. I stood preening before the mirror as my husband impatiently hooted for us to get going, late as we already were for church. For some … Continue reading The strand of Silver
This morning I woke up to reflect on the Word of God. The moments are rare not because I do not want to but because the bed is usually too warm, the floor too cold and the time too early. Ha!Samuel spoke to me this morning, specifically 1 Samuel: 16. Here, I encounter the Almighty … Continue reading God listens to our Fears