Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 (NIV) A Time for Everything 1 For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. 2 A time to be born and a time to die. A time to plant and a time to harvest. 3 A time to kill and a time to heal. A time to tear … Continue reading TIME

My Eden

The other night I was reading the Introduction to the Sacred Journey, by Frederick Buchner, the first essay in a book for a fall class and something clicked for me.  Buchner opens his introduction by saying “…theology, like all fiction, is at its heart autobiography, and that what a theologian is doing is examining as … Continue reading My Eden

Frustration and Patience

I am discovering that patience is not my forte!  Spinal surgery was two weeks ago and now I am growing anxious to be up and doing, but I am not allowed to lift anything over  five pounds. and because of neck collars and bifocals I can’t see anything below my nose.  So no exciting walks, … Continue reading Frustration and Patience

The Power of Prayer

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18  Rejoice always, pray constantly, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. I don’t think I ever really understood Paul’s words in 1 Thessalonians until the last couple of weeks.  On July 1, 2011 I entered the hospital for surgery due to an … Continue reading The Power of Prayer

The Prayer: God’s Promise

I will be with you, that’s my promise I will shine when you can’t see Everywhere you travel is everywhere I’ll be Trust me for that first step, leave the journey up to me I will be with you, I’ll shine when you can’t see. You are with me, that’s your promise You shine when … Continue reading The Prayer: God’s Promise