Genesis 2:3

Then God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it he rested from all the work of creating that he had done. Genesis 2:3 (NIV) I thought this would be an appropriate verse to enter into the sort of Sabbath I'm doing this month, taking a break from blogging for a bit.… Continue reading Genesis 2:3

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1 John 4:10-11

There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. We love because he first loved us.I John 4:10-11 (NIV) Somewhere in my childhood, I learned about the meaning of retaliation. If I hurt someone else,… Continue reading 1 John 4:10-11

Sustaining: Enduring Love

For the Lord is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations.  - Psalm 100:5 I was reading this passage this week, and the word "endure" stuck out to me.  There are two definitions for the word.  The first is "to remain in existence; last" which I'm sure is the meaning… Continue reading Sustaining: Enduring Love

Remembrance Day 2018

This month is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month, and this Monday, October 15th, it will be Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.  In 2016 and 2017, Michael and I have spent this day with the pregnancy loss community in a balloon release. This year, we won't be participating publicly, but we are going to… Continue reading Remembrance Day 2018

Sustaining: Keep Going

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you.  When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.  - Isaiah 43:2 My faith has been built and strengthened by God's love… Continue reading Sustaining: Keep Going