All Things Good?  

And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose. Romans 8:28 I’m not real wild about artichokes. At least, I didn’t think I was. But that was before our son, John made a gluten free, fully loaded Mediterranean pizza for us. It had marinated artichoke hearts and olives and spinach and feta cheese and was incredible. So now, I think, I do like artichokes. It’s possible that my opinion on artichokes came from a time when my husband surprised me with dinner. … Continue reading All Things Good?  

Jesus Sees

… Jesus turning and seeing her… Matthew 9:22 To many of the people in that crowd, she was faceless. Just one more person in a crowd. Odds are, nothing about her stood out. But Jesus turned and saw her. Ever feel like just one of many? Like a nameless face in a crowd? I have a map of the world on the wall in front of my desk. When I look at it, I feel so small and insignificant. The city I live in isn’t even on there. There’s nothing about me that stands out, nothing that sets me apart. … Continue reading Jesus Sees

Bruised Banana

  The LORD appeared to him from afar, saying, “I have loved you with an everlasting love; Therefore, I have drawn you with lovingkindness. Jeremiah 31: 3 A fourth grade boy who I work with, and happen to love dearly, tends to get into trouble – a lot. His dad is not very gracious or merciful and this boy has grown up knowing he is bad in his father’s eyes. This assumption breaks my heart and clearly has wounded my little friend as well. The other day at breakfast, he was peeling a banana. He turned the banana sideways and … Continue reading Bruised Banana