Faith, Hope & Joy

When we feel out of control…

When we feel out of control…

“They do not fear bad news; they confidently trust the Lord to care for them.” Psalm 112:7 (NLT) The email came late in the day. Things are about to change. There is uncertainty and that translates into speculation. You are reading from the pen of “Queen Over-Thinking.” It’s not that I don’t like change. I consider myself flexible and willing to try new things. The part that’s uncomfortable is the process of change – the…

Pens, Papers and Words – A Blog Hop

Pens, Papers and Words – A Blog Hop

As I scribble quickly on the little pad of paper on my bedside table, I struggle to see in the dark. Please don’t let me forget this thought. Where is the pen? What was that thought again?  Writing is exciting, frustrating and humbling. I never want to stop fiddling, re-writing and correcting. On the flip side of those feelings are the ones where I know because I know God has given me a word and my…

What if we really believed death was a beginning?

“Even though I walk through the dark valley of death, because You are with me, I fear no harm.” Psalm 23:4 (GW) What if we really believed death was a beginning? I mean, it seems so final, so mysterious. Over and over God assures us this life is just a shadow of what is to come.   I have heard it said, “I want to go to heaven, I just don’t want to go today.”…