Catch Me

“Spencer! Spencer!” Amy called around the house looking for her son. Hearing stumbling from above, she walked to the stairs. On the top stair was Spencer – seizing. In distress, he had been searching for his mother. He knew she would help him through this storm. Like a dance they rehearsed, each knew their parts – neither chose them. His head drawn, voice gone, and arm jerking; he tried to take a step…

Long time readers may recognize this post. I hope you’ll still join me today at 5 Minutes for Faith. Click HERE to read the rest of the devotion. And please notice my request at the bottom of the post to stop by my friend Amy’s blog and leave her some encouragement. Being the parent of a child with special needs isn’t easy, but I watch her do it with grace every day. Not only is my friend Amy dealing with the needs of her son, but her father has been through chemo from both lung and brain cancer in the past year. Please let her know you are praying. Thank you!


Learning Not to Charge Ahead


I thought I lost my first-born child.

My heart stopped. I watched helpless as he ran without looking – his head never turning this way or that. My son charged straight ahead across the street to the bus stop, racing to beat our neighbor there.

He never saw the car coming. My heart skidded with the car. A rapid thump, thump, thump – THUMP, screeching to a full stop. Thinking only of what he would gain on the other side (first in line for the bus), my child ran full-sped into the street…

Join me today at the Cafe! Click HERE to read the rest of my devotion.

I’ve returned from New Mexico and had a wonderful time. Please pray the Lord will open the doors He wants to open and close the ones that need to be shut. I’ll be telling you more about my time there in the days and months ahead.




Lord, I’m Amazed by You

Sovereign LORD, you have begun to show to your servant your greatness and your strong hand. For what god is there in heaven or on earth who can do the deeds and mighty works you do? Deuteronomy 3:24 NIV

I’m enjoying my time at the Ghost Ranch and enjoying God’s glory. Blessings!