Faith

All they really want for Christmas…

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Faith

Wherever you are, be all there

As I put the final touches on my trip preparation, I am faced with all sorts of uncertainties.  At the last minute, my boys have some issues which need a mother's touch.  And I want it to be my touch. This hasn't taken God by surprise.  And it's another opportunity for me to fully trust Him. I… Continue reading Wherever you are, be all there

Faith

Guatemalan Gift of Grace

I wrestle with grace.  I resist the acceptance of something freely given.  My chief obstacle in swallowing grace is myself.  Pride.  The need for control.  The desire for the credit.  Do I hear an "amen"? In Greek, "grace" is translated Charis.  Charis means favor, goodwill and gift.    Undeserved favor comes to mind when I consider grace.  Charis also involves joy, gladness and the giving… Continue reading Guatemalan Gift of Grace

Faith, Thanks Living

The Next Chapter

I found out, very unexpectedly, this will be my last week working with the Foster Care Agency.  They are having to cut costs, and I was another cut.  So, after 17 years of working with foster children and foster parents in some capacity or another, it seems this chapter of my life is now complete. Job loss… Continue reading The Next Chapter