The heart knows it’s own sorrows

At the time of this writing I am on vacation ... a much deserved break, and an unexpected blessing for me and my adult children (and their families).  We are all staying together in a beautiful log cabin rental in Trenton ME (just mainland from Desert Mountain Island - home of Acadia National Park).  It is … Continue reading The heart knows it’s own sorrows

Leaping or Deeping, it’s all a test of faith!

Here's the thing about taking 'a leap of faith'.   In order for it to qualify as a 'leap', there has to be a period of time that you are in a free-fall of some sort or another.  That exciting, but often very unnerving span of time between when you left Point A, but haven't quite … Continue reading Leaping or Deeping, it’s all a test of faith!

Lord of the past

I have loved this song since I first heard it in the early 90's.  It was my anthem during a particularly difficult time in my life, but lets face it - everyone has a past!  Everyone has been hurt by harsh words and experienced the disappointment of broken promises.  Everyone has experienced the pain of loss, disgrace, … Continue reading Lord of the past

“Did I say that?” (Are you listening to the words coming out of your mouth?)

A few years ago, I'd gone into Staples to pick up some office supplies, and happened to be there at the same time as a young mom with two small children.  I remember those days, that season of life when you need an extra set of arms, and eyes in the back of your head.  Those … Continue reading “Did I say that?” (Are you listening to the words coming out of your mouth?)