An audience of One

{FMF} — audience So it’s day 20 of the 31-day writing challenge at the Five Minute Friday community and the my blog stat bar shows 2 — maybe 8 page views on a good day.  And I ask myself — just who am I writing this for? Did I really expect…

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Who loves you the most?

Day 19 — {FMF} — Who I have a sweet neighbor who will be celebrating 75 years of life next week. She’s the kind of neighbor who after a long trip away, brings you a pot of hot soup and cake. Her kindness and gentleness often reminds me of my own…

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Dare to pause for a few minutes today?

Day 17 — {FMF} — pause Pause — just for a moment. Close your eyes and hear the rhythm of your heart. Lift the eyes of your heart towards heaven — and incline your ears to hear what the Father is saying to you. Breathe in and invite the Holy Spirit to fill you…

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When you feel small in a dark world

Day 16 — {FMF} — pray Loving Father, Thank you that you know all things — nothing escapes you — not even when a strand of hair falls off my head (and lately that’s been happening too often). You hold the universe and our world  in your hands — and you hold me.  But…

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What are you asking for?

Day 14 {FMF} “Ask and it will be given to you.” Matt. 7:7 I love that our Heavenly Father invites us to ask. He knows our needs already and yet he invites us to ask.  Lately, our family has been struggling financially like never before. A few months ago…

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Dear God, can I talk to you?

Day 13 {FMF} Dear God, it’s me, your daughter. Can I talk to you? It’s the day I entered this world decades ago there on the shores of Lake Titicaca in an adobe mud home.  Why is this day so painful some years — like this one? It should…

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Put on your praise

“To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness, that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that He might be glorified.” Is. 61…

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