In Heavenly Peace: Christmas Carols (Part Two)

She made her way to the kitchen leaving Prissy chattering to Howard, the calico kitty.  He’d wandered up to the house in the spring and Jane hadn’t had the heart to send him away.  The two were nearly inseparable.  “How was your day, Thomas?”  Jane asked as she laid her coat on the back of … Continue reading In Heavenly Peace: Christmas Carols (Part Two)

In Heavenly Peace: Fresh Snow (Part One)

It was snowing again.  Prissy sat by the window and watched as the flakes floated gracefully to the barren ground.  It looked magical; they shimmered with light, dancing in the setting sun.  It was a good one this time, thick and white, a blanket of glistening beauty.  She could hardly wait to play outside.  The … Continue reading In Heavenly Peace: Fresh Snow (Part One)

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)

Childlike Christmas

I’ve always wanted to ride in a horse drawn sleigh. I picture myself with a red and black plaid blanket draped across my lap while snowflakes tickle my nose and eyelashes.   In my mind’s eye, we ride past snowmen with carrots for noses and Christmas lights shining through frost filled dimly lit windows.  I, in … Continue reading Childlike Christmas