Singing and Wings

written during a season of loss in 2006 – 7 months after Gordon died and 3 months after Galen lost his job at the church. My greatest fear – that I would lose the worship choir community which I found to be so life giving for me. I didn’t know how I would survive. Those…

Inflow/Outflow by Melissa Hurst

The background of this Guest Post by Melissa Garber Hurst, PA: I suspect that some of you following this blog are thinking that all this time for listening for God is for those of us in the ” second half of life”  because we have time.  I would have been thinking the same thing!  So today I focus…

Green Pastures, Still Waters and Refreshing

The last couple of days I have been spending time in Psalm 23 The first few verses are what has captured my heart: 1 The LORD is my shepherd, I lack nothing.  2 He makes me lie down in green pastures,      he leads me beside quiet waters,  3 he refreshes my soul. Lord,  I…

Longing for More

March 2008 I am in a small group and we are to ponder our answer to Jesus’ question, “What do you really want from me?” I found something I wrote back in February and it captured the essence of what I want right now – God, I need to hear from You . . . sense…

Radio Controlled Model Planes, My Life and God

The model airplanes are flying again,           diving low, at times skimming the lake           and rising again,           flipping, rolling,           banking to the left and then to the right,           at times simply flying through the air. I think of how the safety of the plane depends on           the skill of…

Rise and Come

  This was written September 17, 2005, about 6 weeks before my brother died. Dear God: The fear that plays around the edges of my heart is that this enjoyment of scripture, this new way of studying Your word will fade away (reading for the pause, writing to You, God and being quiet as I…

I am back!

Back Blogging! Late last fall I had two computer crashes in 6 weeks, followed by new computer, with new system in January (don’t even get me started) and then thumb joint replacement surgery on my right hand in Feb. Now I can type and write and have a computer that I finally figured out Windows…

I am back!

Back Blogging! Late last fall I had two computer crashes in 6 weeks, followed by new computer, with new system in January (don’t even get me started) and then thumb joint replacement surgery on my right hand in Feb. Now I can type and write and have a computer that I finally figured out Windows…

Definately!

As I sit in my recliner, often my eyes go to this clock. It’s a special clock, because Galen’s dad was a “Master Mix” Feed dealer as Galen was growing up, and when his sister found this clock, she bought it and gave it to Galen. It now resides in our “memory room.” I simply enjoyed…