Archive for September, 2006

Beginnings & Endings

Tuesday, September 12th, 2006

Beginnings and endings. I am quite unsure how to write about the beauty of these. I don’t feel like we are at any sort of ending. We are in limbo. But the more I pondered this topic the more thoughts I had. Endings– *Life as we know it *a weekly paycheck *a little boys “perfect” […]

Chicken Soup for the Prisoner’s Soul

Monday, September 11th, 2006

Well, I heard the Chicken Soup series had a book for prisoners. I was at the library and saw a display of Chicken Soup books and chuckled to myself. I was fairly certain the library wouldn’t have a copy, because, well, ummm… how would a prisoner check out a copy right? So there it was […]

Jammies

Saturday, September 9th, 2006

My son needs jammies for winter. He’s a new size once again. He has one pair from last winter that will work but I can’t do laundry every other day for clean jammies! I prayed only a couple days ago that the Lord would provide jammies. I found 2 pair super soft with cool little […]

I miss my husband

Saturday, September 9th, 2006

Tonight I was sitting on the bed waiting for my son to finish up his bathroom duties so I could tuck him in. I was thinking about our pleasant evening we spent with friends. I glanced up to see the time and my eyes drifted over a photo of my husband and myself being silly. […]

Why? Anne Graham Lotz

Thursday, September 7th, 2006

This book was a great encouragement to me this week. It’s called “Why?” Trusting God when you don’t understand. It was full of great quotes and Biblical reminders. Her book is based on the story of Mary & Martha and Lazerus’ death. It was especially touching to me because I felt like I related to […]

Waiting

Thursday, September 7th, 2006

Be assured that if God waits longer than you could wish, it is only to make the blessing doubly precious. –Andrew Murray

Romans 8:18

Thursday, September 7th, 2006

I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. Romans 8:18

Darkness of Sorrow

Thursday, September 7th, 2006

I have learnt to love the darkness of sorrow; there you see the brightness of His face. –Madame Guyon

Suffering

Thursday, September 7th, 2006

The burden of suffering seems a tombstone hung about our necks, while in reality it is only the weight which is necessary to keep down the diver while he is hunting for pearls. Jean Paul Richter

Joy

Thursday, September 7th, 2006

Joy also in this– that your sufferings, your losses and your persecutions shall make you a platform from which the more vigorously and with greater power you shall witness to Christ Jesus C. H. Spurgeon