DOWN AT THE LILY PAD

Finding God in the Moments of Daily Life

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Waiting Worship

Silence. Stillness. Quiet. The Meeting House door creaks open slowly and is painfully loud. I slip inside as quietly as I can. My...

Peace

What is peace? This is a glimpse into my journey of peace.

Seek Ye First

It was hard to stumble along signing as I was so enthralled watching her.

Freedom

Please do not misinterpreting what I am saying, though. Ultimately, material possessions have little value.

I am busy!

How do you answer the question "How are you?" How often do you respond "Busy!" We are all busy doing things.

The Kingdom of Heaven

What if the reality of being with God and being separated from God are more real and matter more than we have ever imagined or considered?

Mountains

I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.

Hospitality to Jehovah Witnesses?!

Shortly after I moved to this small, rural North central Ohio town, I answered a knock on my door. It was two Jehovah Witness ladies.

Fierce Beauty

Beauty. Adventures. Battles. It is not easy becoming women the Lord would have us become. The rewards both now & in eternity are worth it.

The Day I Lost my Phone in Recycling

This is a post I made on Facebook in 2014, detailing how I lost my phone in the recycling the day I went to Peru for a clinical rotation...

Self-care or Self-indulgence?

What is the fine line between self-care and self-indulgence? Self-care often requires discipline and being intentional.

Love the Lord Thy God

The Bible tells us both in the Old and New Testaments to love God. What does it mean to love God? How do we obey this command?

Lily Pad

My preschooler called me "Miss Lily Pad" instead of "Miss Lily". The story goes from there.

Thriving

Are you living the abundant life Jesus has for you? It can take discipline to achieve but God has so many amazing things in store for you.

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