Tag: Love

Prayer for the slaves

Dear God, today I’m praying for invisibility. You know I feel silly asking that sometimes but You also know I 100% mean it. Lord, You see the babies, children, teens and adults that have lost their freedom and are being forced to endure unimaginable traumas and abuse. God, I...

Today I was a grouch

Today I feel like I did everything wrong. I woke up with horrible allergies and my nose literally dripped and ran all day long. I couldn’t find my asthma inhaler so I couldn’t take my girl on the walk like I’d promised the night before because my chest was...

A prayer for marriage

Dear God,Today my heart is heavy for couples who are currently living in strife. I pray for those husbands and wives who aren’t seeing eye to eye. The couples’ whose discords and wrongs seem impossible to rectify. Lord, You hear the conversations that speak of chasms too deep and...

“I swallowed some fin. I made mistake mama.”

Tonight, I’m thankful as I lay her in her own bed in our home.  I’m thankful to not be sleeping beside her in a big hospital bed like we did last night.  I’m thankful for her toddler honesty as she cried and admitted she’d swallowed something she shouldn’t have....

I Pray. For her and for them.

I pray she loves the flowers like her momma. I pray she’ll like sports like her daddy.I pray she’ll work hard like her Grandy Blue.I pray she is strong like her Grandpa.I pray she can give wonderful gifts to bless people like her NeeMa.I pray she can laugh at herself...

Standing in the Gap

Today I saw an old friend from my school days. He slammed on breaks in the middle of the road, beeping his horn. He rolled the window down as he spotted me standing beside a friend’s car talking. I honestly looked around confused thinking “he’s talking to me?!” “Hey...

Sweet Memories and Shelling May Peas

Tonight I sat on the couch watching a cartoon movie with the Husband and the Girl. One dog at my feet and another curled up by my side. My mind went back to the days of peas and snap beans with my granddaddy, Grandy. I remember him sitting in...

A prayer for our children

Dear Lord,Be with our kids. Please love on them extra good right now, Father. They are struggling and most don’t understand it or even recognize it. I know I didn’t recognize when I was drowning in life as a kid and teen. You saw me then and You see...

Yesterday we walked

Yesterday we walked. With a heavy heart, we walked and we talked. Because she sees me.  In the grocery store, greeting all types of people we pass, she sees me. In the parking lot, giving my cart to someone or helping an elderly person load their car, she sees...