Category Archives: Peace

Help in time of trouble

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore, we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging … He says, … Continue reading

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How satisfied are you?

“The first hour of waking is the rudder that guides the whole day,” Henry W. Beecher.     How do you roll in the morning? My morning usually rolls rather slowly. It takes me a bit to get my bearings and move … Continue reading

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Hope

Hope in the Lord from this time forth and forevermore, Psalm 131:3. Hope. To wish for a particular event that one considers possible. To have confidence; trust. To desire. The longing for something accompanied by the belief in the possibility … Continue reading

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Finding Sanctuary in Your Life

While reading through the gospel of Mark, I catch a glimpse of Jesus’ demanding daily schedule. Not only did Jesus feel it important to mentor His chosen disciples, but throngs of people followed Him from town to town. “At evening, … Continue reading

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St. Teresa’s Bookmark

Let nothing trouble you, let nothing frighten you. All things are passing; God never changes. Patience obtains all things. Whoever possesses God lacks nothing: God alone suffices.

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Book lover corner

“It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own,”—Arthur Conan Doyle. Anyone who knows me knows that I absolutely LOVE books. Fiction, non-fiction, memoir, mystery, funny & serious … Continue reading

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Keep in touch

God, I hear Your still small voice calling out, “Where are you? Where have you been? Don’t you realize you need me?” Oh, I need You, yes I need You—every hour I need You! Of course, I know I need … Continue reading

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Come along with me to the Ocean!

Dabble your fingertips Through textured sand Close your eyes Touch the shells & coral    Dream of majestic birds in flight Brilliant sun kisses cheek & forehead Imagine a breeze off the ocean Count the rhythmic waves God’s creation speaks … Continue reading

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Each day is a gift

I echo this prayer written by James Dobson, “Father, each day of life is a gift, and we do not know when we will draw our last breath, may we live circumspectly, with eternity always in view, Amen.”  

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Beautiful people

“Sometimes people are beautiful. Not in looks. Not in what they say. Just in what they are”—Markus Zusak. Today’s society relies so much on exterior beauty as a compass for determining worth and physical attractiveness. Size matters. Fitting into a … Continue reading

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