Monthly Archives: April 2016

Wise

W is for wise One day, early in our marriage, my husband looked at me in exasperation and said, “Don’t be so brutish!” “I’m not being brutish!” I snapped, followed by, “–what is brutish?”  I’ve long since forgotten what we … Continue reading

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Valuable

V is for valuable I wanted to say this is my favorite word describing who we are in Christ. I feel like I’ve already said that a couple of times during this series. I tend to have lots of favorites. My … Continue reading

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Unashamed

U is for unashamed “But you don’t know what I’ve done!” Tears streamed down my friend’s face as she struggled to believe the words of forgiveness. Her past mistakes clung to her like chains.  It is hard to separate what … Continue reading

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Taught

T is for Taught by the Lord I struggled in school.  Part of the reason was because to do well in school you needed to spend more time in classes than at home or in the nurses station.  You also … Continue reading

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Sound Mind

S is for Sound Mind Sometimes in writing, you share something so personal it feels like your soul is laid bare for the world to peer at. That’s how this post feels to me. If I weren’t so passionate about … Continue reading

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Rest

R is for Rest “Have you not known? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth.He does not faint or grow weary, his understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the faint, and to him … Continue reading

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Quieted

Q is for Quieted “The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.” Zeph. 3:17 I’m reading … Continue reading

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Protected

P is for protected I would call it a sleep-over, the nights when my husband traveled.  The young children would gleefully set up camp on the floor of my room, and I would lock us in and put a chair in … Continue reading

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Offshoot

O is for Offshoot “However strong the branch becomes, however far away it reaches round the home, out of sight of the vine, all its beauty and all its fruitfulness ever depend upon that one point of contact where it … Continue reading

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New Creation

  N is for New Creation My laptop has a big green REFURBISHED sticker on the bottom. Since I like a deal as much as the next girl, a returned/repaired unit appeals to me.  The discount convinces me to look past … Continue reading

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