• Encouragement,  Life's Storms,  Mimi Moments,  Storms of Life

    A Day of Holding and Beholding

    Yesterday was the kind of day I want to remember forever! I don’t know which touched me more — getting to spend the day holding my new little grandson after his 52-day stay in NICU or beholding my daughter in her new role as a mother.  Both have done a number on my heart! As I spent the day with Luke and held him in my arms,  I strangely discovered he filled a part of my heart that I didn’t even know was empty.  How can someone so little do something so big? And, as I watched my daughter in her new role as mother, there was even more joy…

  • Encouragement

    Sometimes Weary

    “And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, it we faint not.” Galatians 6:9 (KJV) Weary? Oh, yes – that’s me sometimes. I can become weary for different reasons:  lack of sleep, boredom, or tired of doing, to name a few. The “tired of doing” is the one Galatians 6:9 addresses. We are instructed to not become weary in well doing. I can get so busy doing, doing, doing that I burn out. Tired with a capital “T”. When I reach this point, it’s time for me to stop and re-evaluate why I’m feeling the way I am. Sometimes rest is all…