We experienced the darkness of Good Friday, we waited through Holy Saturday and we celebrated Christ's resurrection this Easter Sunday. This transition is truly from the darkest of days to the most glorious of days. This year, the darkness is deeper. Because of the time out we are all facing due to of COVID19 we… Continue reading God’s Time Out: From Dark to Light
This Holy Saturday is a day of waiting, waiting for the resurrection and the joy of Easter. This year, we are also waiting to come out of our homes, waiting to return to work and life as we know it. What might you learn as you wait? During my time-outs I found myself really struggling… Continue reading God’s Time Out: The Long Wait
The Agony in the Garden, painted copy by Agnes Heckler I am always so taken with Good Friday and that simple request Christ made to the apostles, wouldn't they pray with him for an hour? I reflect how it was in my "time-outs" that I learned to simply spend time with God. When I speak… Continue reading God’s Time Out: Can You Spend an Hour With Him?
I was sitting on that wonderful screened-in porch, petting my cats when I heard the strangest little noise. It wasn't a bird. It wasn't my little cat Muffin purring at me. I looked around, and there at the foot of the tree was a little squirrel, chattering away. Here is the thing, I had no… Continue reading God’s Time Out: Notice Something New
When I had my time-outs, one thing I discovered is that there is such a vast difference between looking and seeing. I was looking around all the time, even in my "crazy-busy" life, but that did not mean I was really seeing things. I realized that so profoundly one day when I was sitting on… Continue reading God’s Time-out: Looking versus Seeing