The Beatitudes Part 2

Those Who Mourn “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” Matthew 5:4 Recently our daughter’s revised due date came and went. She would have been born at 34 weeks gestation through induction to give her the optimal chance of survival due to her rare diagnosis. However, instead of entering into a physicalContinue reading “The Beatitudes Part 2”

The Beatitudes Part 1

The Poor in Spirit “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 5:3 Poverty is not popular. It never has been and never will be. Nobody wants to be poor. So why would poverty of the spirit be any different? What is it about this quality or state thatContinue reading “The Beatitudes Part 1”

Joy-filled, Grief-filled Community

“She’s really close, they think the baby may be born in just a few minutes!” My heart dropped after hearing these words. Tears instantly stung my eyes and started to flow without my ability to control them. Our dear friends we are in community with were having their second baby, a girl, only 6 weeksContinue reading “Joy-filled, Grief-filled Community”

More Precious Than Silver

“Lord you are more precious than silver, Lord you are more costly than gold, Lord you are more beautiful than diamonds, and nothing I desire compares with you…” I sang my daughter Corrie to sleep to this tune tonight being reminded of how precious it has been to me this last year of 2019. EachContinue reading “More Precious Than Silver”