Daffodils

  *** *** Today, I bought a small pot of daffodils. I picked one with two flower bulbs just shy of peek. I could tell they were eager to bloom but were holding it off just in case something wonderful happened to them. I brought my new plant into my warm living room. It’s 35…

He Is Near

“Cause what if your blessings come through raindrops? What if your healing comes through tears? What if a thousand sleepless nights are what it takes to know You’re near?” I know this to be true, because I have lived through raindrops, tears, and a thousand sleepless nights. I have blessings, and healing, and I know…

Get Up

Many were already up and back on their seats. Not many were waiting in kneeling. I usually do. On some sundays, I end up being the only one kneeling in my row until my time is up. But on this day, I was sitting next to a lady who stayed knelt until the very last…

The Sweet Waiting, in Advent

“I want to watch Angelina Ballerina!” “No, I want Tappy Toes!” We just came back from the library with DVDs and books, and as soon as we entered the door, the DVD battle between my niece and nephew broke out. While they argued with only two options, I suggested my choice just to broaden their…

Waiting in Love

  We went to look at a townhouse nearby out for rent. It’s a three story house, and I can see the store I work at from living room! But we voted against it, as it has many steps to climb and some dangerous features. That house reminded me of the tennessee house. The beautiful…