getting a restful night’s sleep

It was hard to sleep last night. Tossing and turning encouraged the dreams to get bigger than reality in my subconscious. Maybe it was the pizza dinner. Maybe it was the news before bedtime. All too often we let the news or social media or concerns filter through our thoughts late into the evening andContinue reading “getting a restful night’s sleep”

tending tuesday: tending through the unknowns *freebie*

Welcome to *Tending Tuesday*, our opportunity to hear a fellow writer’s voice, one who is seeking to encourage others in their walk with Jesus while tending her own life by the Word of God. Meet Shawna…*and check out her free download below!* Shawna is a mother, home educator, and chauffeur to four children. She andContinue reading “tending tuesday: tending through the unknowns *freebie*”

finally cancelled

{five minute friday: cancel} Plans cancelled, weddings cancelled, sporting events cancelled, memories we had hoped to make cancelled. We feel robbed as COVID cancels all that matters to us. Even now, as we face holidays ahead that often provide gatherings that will likely be cancelled, we wince at the thought of more cancelled plans andContinue reading “finally cancelled”

tending tuesday: tending through hearing

Welcome to *Tending Tuesday*, our opportunity to hear a fellow writer’s voice, one who is seeking to encourage others in their walk with Jesus while tending her own life by the Word of God. Meet Sarah… Sarah Heringer is the wife to Ryan and mother to three amazing miracles. Ever a cheerleader she loves encouragingContinue reading “tending tuesday: tending through hearing”

regardless what’s ahead

{five minute friday: ahead} With timid hopefulness we cast our ballot in the U.S., count the days left in 2020 and look ahead to what the future holds. The reality is that around the corner there is joy, heart break, excitement, and fears all intermingling. A new year, new month and new president will neverContinue reading “regardless what’s ahead”

a conversation with my heart

{Anyone needing to have a conversation with your heart after a tough year? Wrote this after saying my final good-bye to my Dad, which came after a very tumultuous year. Praying it blesses someone who can relate.} Above all else guard your heart. Proverbs 4:23 What is it that you would say, Dear Heart? WearyContinue reading “a conversation with my heart”

Tending Tuesdays: tending through Lectio Divina

Welcome to *Tending Tuesday*, our opportunity to hear a fellow writer’s voice, one who is seeking to encourage others in their walk with Jesus while tending her own life by the Word of God. Meet Sarah Butterfield… Sarah K. Butterfield lives in San Diego with her husband and two boys. As a missionary kid turnedContinue reading “Tending Tuesdays: tending through Lectio Divina”