Find · Treasure · Unexpected

treasure… in unexpected places…

I found a treasure today… in an unexpected place… Taking out trash from the shop… out back in the alley… Stepping back in… there it was… a painted rock… on the threshold… in the corner of the doorway… It made me smile… I picked it up… saying…┬áThis one I’m keeping… You see… I found another…… Continue reading treasure… in unexpected places…

Cranky · Unexpected

cranky…

When things became unexpectedly pressed… I got cranky… Really pitiful… Being preoccupied by the unexpected deadline… there was not much room for grace with others… What a mess I am… And then I discovered I didn’t need to do what pressed unexpectedly… so I felt guilty for the crankiness… Oh… why can’t I just receive…… Continue reading cranky…

12 words till Christmas · Unexpected

12 words till Christmas… unexpected…

It’s 12 days till Christmas… and I’m asking Him what He wants me to write… and what I sense… is unexpected…An Advent series…12 days…12 words…I always enter these with a bit of trepidation…wondering if it’s from Him or me…because really…?all I have is a word for today…unexpected…I received an unexpected gift today…a jar filled with…… Continue reading 12 words till Christmas… unexpected…

Margin · Preparation · Rest · Shepherd · Unexpected

resting in the preparation…

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.He makes me lie down in green pastures.He leads me beside still waters.He restores my soul.Psalm 23:1-3 ESVOn a day of preparation…I expected time to be pressed…things gone undone…but what I found was…unexpected rest…Waking this morning with the chorus…Yes Lord Yes Lord Yes Yes Lord…running through my…… Continue reading resting in the preparation…