I was holding onto the seat so hard my knuckles were white.  This happens more often than I’d like to confess and I can’t decide if it’s because I’m a back seat driver or if my husband thinks he’s trying out for the Daytona 500.  You should see his face when he’s merging onto the … Continue reading Drifting

“What Is” Versus “What If”

I went to Bible study for the first time in a while today.  We were masked up and social distanced, but it was still so good to be together in a room with other ladies seeking a word from the Lord.  I don’t think I’ll ever take “gatherings” for granted again.  The group was a … Continue reading “What Is” Versus “What If”

My Refuge and Fortress: Trusting (Part Twelve)

Clara stood in front of the long mirror, mounted on the back of the bedroom door, and stared at her reflection.  She’d tried on so many outfits she’d given up trying to count them.  Her bed was covered in clothing as a testament of her inability to choose.  Now, she scrutinized her selections, wondering if … Continue reading My Refuge and Fortress: Trusting (Part Twelve)

My Refuge and Fortress: Good News (Part Eleven)

David was up early.  If it weren’t for the traffic noise outside his third floor apartment window, he might’ve heard the birds singing a Good Morning song.   He had to pinch himself to make sure this was all really happening.  He’d met a girl at the Dog Park, of all places, and had the courage … Continue reading My Refuge and Fortress: Good News (Part Eleven)

My Refuge and Fortress: Humbled (Part Nine)

It was still dark out when Clara opened her eyes.  The small apartment felt dark and cramped in the face of her current situation.  She’d prayed thoughtfully about so many of her disappointments and fears a couple of nights ago.  But, she still had to remind her troubled spirit often that everything was going to … Continue reading My Refuge and Fortress: Humbled (Part Nine)