Archive for the ‘ Scripture ’ Category

Beauty Will Rise

13th November 2013 | 0 Comments

Steven Curtis Chapman wrote this incredible song out of the excruciating pain of losing his beloved daughter, Maria, to a freak accident. It is composed with the verse from Isaiah that I use for this website. I am sure he would be blessed to know how much his words are helping others in various tragedies and heartbreaks. […]


Volunteering to Relieve Suffering

11th November 2013 | 0 Comments

suf·fer v. suf·fered, suf·fer·ing, suf·fers v.intr. 1. To feel pain or distress; sustain loss, injury, harm, or punishment. 2. To tolerate or endure evil, injury, pain, or death.3.  To allow, especially by reason of indifference. Each day we must decide which side we are on. Do we come to the aide of the suffering, or do we walk […]


Seeing the Forest for the Trees

6th November 2013 | 0 Comments

My dog Mindy ran into the house, jumped on the couch and curled into a little shaking ball. I watched perplexed, thinking something outside scared her. She started to gnaw and lick her leg, followed by a race around the living room, then she would skulk down on her belly again. Each time Mindy would get up, she would […]


Considering Ducks

4th October 2013 | 0 Comments

I could see the rain splashing across the lake. The safest place to stay dry was under the patio cover. From that vantage point, I noticed the ducks sitting on the lake did not flinch when raindrops hit them. I pondered this relaxing scene for a while. I have come to enjoy searching for modern day parables, ordinary life stories that connect me to God’s teachings […]


Overcome and Stay Alive

2nd March 2012 | 0 Comments

As I prepare myself for the funeral tonight, celebrating the life of the woman who had lost her strength to fight, I came across a paper with these three truths. PLEASE Always Remember: (and come back here if you forget!!) There is not anything that has happened to you that you cannot heal from. There […]


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