From October, 2014

Merci, thank you.

    Currently I am in Paris, cafe Pison to be exact and have been on a surprise getaway with my husband.  He shocked me as I had no clue we were going any farther than a few hours from home to take a little time for us.     The cafe is quiet this morning with great food- poppyseed cake, a cappuccino, and a hearty raspberry smoothie hits the spot.  Before I eat, I enjoy pausing to give thanks.     Thankful prayers, are such a great way to connect to God.  Jesus while living out his humanity, hungered…

The Unexpected

Plane rides get me.  The unexpected traveler you meet, the meal surprisingly good, the discovery all around.  My husband just shocked me with a suprise trip to Scotland, (where I am now, unable to sleep -writing) with no reason, holiday, or special occasion to attend.  However all the unexpected in life, can be good even when it is not.   A quote from the book, Bread and Wine, got me thinking back to another unexpected occasion in my life, and my family experience at the table.   “I can’t imagine life without a table between us”  Shauna Niequist from Bread…

Hello, let’s pray together today.

1PETER 4 PRAYER FOR YOUR FAMILY Lord, Jesus release intense unfailing Love toward us I pray the (your family’s name) Home would be good trustees of God’s many-sided grace. Whatever service we render let it be with the strength which God furnishes in abundance! Let our home in all things glorify God as live out our days for God’s will alone. Let the heart of rejoicing be in all our trials revealing your glory and radiance. Let the triumphant leading of Christ be evident in all circumstances as a testimony to our children and our children’s children. Release life-joy, satisfaction,…

Baptized

washed from without  deluge under His downpour  love rains hard upon her baptized in Jesus she comes up from the waters washed from within  Mark 16:16 Then he said, “Go into the world. Go everywhere and announce the Message of God’s good news to one and all. Whoever believes and is baptized is saved;   (portion taken from the Message)