light of hope…

a note left on a desk...a heart exposed...glimpses of humility...after a storm...signs of hope...for a loved one...additional evidence...of increased intimacy...through conflict...thank-full...hope-full...trusting...The Lord is my strength and my shield;my heart trusts in him, and I am helped.Psalm 28:7[Similar fare...sparks flyroses and relationships ]

a debt of love…

In preparation for an appointment with the eye doctor... it occurs... the 92-years... a lot like 2-years...Getting anywhere... always takes longer than anticipated...unpredictable bathroom habits...potential for mishaps...and technical difficulties abound...An endeavor... requiring love...Today... my dad would have been 91...I look at this 92... and it makes me miss my dad... whose been gone 14 years...… Continue reading a debt of love…

sparks fly…

The lesson of conflict... revealing hearts... resurfaces...This time... not with spouse... but with a beloved child... offering help... direction... encouraging exploration... of future choices... possibilities...Sparks... they flew... clearly... I frustrated the beloved...Of course... I was too... but here I sat... seeking calm... resisting the flesh that encouraged... yelling... throwing... stomping out... giving up...My spirit... it… Continue reading sparks fly…

cling… a word that catches…

This morning... in my preparation for the day... I came across a verse... that stuck... a verse that prompted the deeper study... of a single word...My soul clings to you;your right hand upholds me.Psalm 63:8cling... a sticky word...¬†The Hebrew... dabaq... defined... to cling... cleave to... to stay with... to be joined together... to pursue closely...What… Continue reading cling… a word that catches…