When the Anchor is Secure, But the Ship is Falling Apart

“I just want something to hang my hat on!” I whined to my husband. The funny thing is, before that moment, I’d probably never uttered that phrase in my entire life. I definitely wasn’t wearing a hat. This quarantine seems to be leading us to say and do new things. But, I meant it. IContinue reading “When the Anchor is Secure, But the Ship is Falling Apart”

When It Is Well with Your Soul, But Not with the Rest of You

I remember the somber voices singing at my mother’s funeral. I sat beside my dad, near the front of the church, as the crowd behind us led and echoed the chorus of the hymn “It Is Well.” It Is Well              It Is Well With My Soul             With My Soul And though I wasContinue reading “When It Is Well with Your Soul, But Not with the Rest of You”

This Too Shall Pass, But What Will Remain: PART 2

I chuckled at the stranger’s tweet.  The words brought me a moment of joy in the midst of these crazy Coronavirus days. The Twitter user shared that their child had asked if “Daddy had lived through COVID 1 to 18 when he was a little kid.” How sweet… and how sad. The truth is, noneContinue reading “This Too Shall Pass, But What Will Remain: PART 2”

This Too Shall Pass, But What Will Remain? PART 1

As the COVID-19 virus continues to affect our world and our daily lives, I have been reminded of another time in my own life when my plans were canceled, and fear of the unknown loomed heavy. As I’ve reflected on that time, I’ve been comforted by the reminder of lessons learned. Because these lessons wereContinue reading “This Too Shall Pass, But What Will Remain? PART 1”