I thought faith would be easy. It’s not.

A friend sent me a free trial of one of the food services. They sent us all the ingredients and recipes for three lovely meals for my husband and I. All I had to do was prepare it. The first recipe included a clove of garlic and called for a mortar and pestle. What? Why would I have a mortar and pestle? Another recipe called for lemon zest which meant...

Day 16 – Ordinary Beauty of Trust (and DaySpring bonus)

It was time for a shopping day on my sister’s visit. I wanted to take her to places they didn’t have in her town in the Pacific North West. We’d strolled down an avenue or two of outdoor shops and meandered from here to there. She found some gifts to take back home to family while I enjoyed browsing. Until I saw this cow mug on the shelf in Home...

Yo-yo Faith

She stopped smoking. Eight or nine times. Stopped, started, stopped, started…..back and forth like a yo-yo. He lost 75 pounds and gained 80. Then lost 50 and gained 40….back and forth, up and down like a yo-yo. It was the first hymn this morning in the chapel. An old hymn that Michael told me he learned watching Little House on the Prairie. “Simply trusting everyday…..trusting through a stormy way…..” Before...