Finding Open Doors and Hearts

Finding Open Doors and Hearts

My beloved shoe repair shop is gone. Carly and I headed over there the other day because I was hoping to get a favorite leather purse fixed. I knew our local cobbler would be perfect for the job. He would have all the necessary tools, along with a willing and flexible...
Finding Open Doors and Hearts

We Bolster Each Other’s Faith

God delights in any faith we can offer Him with our aspiration to grow. But adversity can test our faith. Oh, how being a caregiver for a child with disabilities has tested my own faith! The testing of your faith produces perseverance. JAMES 1:3 Growing in faith is...
Finding Open Doors and Hearts

What’s With All the Dandelions?

Dead dandelions have intrigued me for as long as I can remember. But a new layer of inspiration emerged from them for me a few years ago. What is it about a nuisance, worn-out weed that is so fascinating, you may wonder? For some odd reason, there has always been...
Finding Open Doors and Hearts

God’s Words: Rich with Meaning and History for Us

Psalm 16:11You will show me the way of life,granting me the joy of your presenceand the pleasures of living with you forever. I have history with this verse. My first recall of resonating with Psalm 16:11 goes back to 2009 when I was writing curriculum for a women’s...