God Works Over Time (Be Patient!)

I have been thinking about patience and perseverance, with the fall crops being harvested and as verse from James 5 keeps coming to mind.

In my life, there are things I am praying and waiting for over time and the answers don’t seem to come quickly. Are you experiencing this in your life in some way, too?

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Love Creates Beauty!

Love sees people and life honestly, and engages in constructive and beautiful ways that make a difference.  This difference impacts both the people living out of love, and all the people their lives touch.

I use the word “beauty” broadly, to include interactions, kind gestures, thoughtful details and plans, details that combine to create an hour or day … any sort of thing we can do in a creative and beautiful way!  Our choices to pursue beauty and goodness make all the difference in who we become and how we live out our days.

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Hope in Action is Love-Lived-Out!

Last week, I shared my Hope Giving List with you.  I have been thinking about the practical, lived-out connection between hope and love.  When hope is put into action, it sprouts and grows to become love-lived-out!  The ideas on this list have been part of life in our home, and have led to loving attitudes and ways of living.

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