It's been said that the love you have for someone can be measured by the pain you feel in their absence. I have found that there's truth to that statement.
I was trying hard to see Jesus but I was just too short to see above the tree line.
Jamie has disassembled and reassembled the chair many times over the years we moved around, knowing the memories I made while sitting in that chair run deep. Colicky tummies were calmed, prayers were prayed, Christmas presents have been opened while I was rocking in that chair. Now that three of my four children have left the nest, the chair keeps me close to them somehow.
One of the hardest things to do when you're told what to do, is to do it.
My husband is a preacher and he’s never afraid to address tough issues. One of my favorite quotes of his is, “No matter how bad you have it, there’s always someone who is worse off than you are.”
“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” George Eliot
This morning I woke to the sound of wind and rain. Immediately my mind went to our church site and I thought, “The tent…”