Snowy Wonder

There is no feeling quite as this Of cozy and warmth, feelings of bliss The snow that tumbles in each snowflake As in my kitchen I long to bake The earth is quiet in expectation As snow blankets this part of the nation I stand face up and full of worship As praise pours forth…

I Ain’t Got a Leg to Stand on…

I Ain’t Got a Leg to Stand on… If you have followed my blog for any amount of time you know the struggle with my leg.  Not my real one, my fake one.  I truly do not even understand how something that isn’t even real can constantly send you such unhealthy vibes.  First I have…

His Thoughts

 His Thoughts I wrote this poem June 14, 2016.  My devotional that day assigned me to write briefly about how God may think of me.  This is what flowed out of that time sitting in my back garden in the cool of the day. When my chin is down, my face forlorn, You never stare…

Staying Shadowed

  Rick and I lead a small group with church every few weeks as a way to get in the Word and connect in life-giving relationships.  We have been using a technique called “Lectio Devina”(Latin for Divine Reading) which was introduced to me by our Pastor, Mervin Charles.  Graham Cooke describes this as “…an ancient…

WooHoo Ministries – Let Those Shackles Go for Joy!

“Revive. Rejuvinate. Restore.” These three words jump out from the online heading of WooHoo Ministries homepage. Woohoo! We hear The Good News so often that many times we forget how full of joy that message is and how it has set us free. Woohoo! For this post we welcome Tawn Battiste from Woohoo Ministries. Tawn…

My Road to Receiving

My Road to Receiving “Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.” James 1:17   “Well what do you think, little lady?” our friend Jeff asked as he dusted off his hands and prepared to hop…

Ashly’s Ashes – Sister’s in Christ Guest Speaker 2015

Back in March I was asked to share and speak at the Sister’s in Christ event at Lancaster Bible College.  It was an event where women all over the county came together in worship and adoration of God’s love and glory.  Besides being a wonderful time they also recorded my story to share with you…

Where My Heart is Bleeding

It has been awhile since I posted a poem.  This one was given to me a few months ago and I wanted to share this with you.  A friend, Joel McCubbin, also helped me to revise and get the “flow” of this song down pat! Praying as you read this you will relate and find…

Waiting in Wonder

Waiting in Wonder I love to inspire others and reach out to help others. I have always wanted to share my experiences and to bless the people around me. Back in January 2013 I began praying about my purpose in life and asking God to give me direction in regards to this question. I recorded…

Live YOUR Life – Review and Tool from Byron Katie’s Book

Live YOUR Life – Review and Tool from Byron Katie’s Book Today I have discarded all of my notes and want to write from recent experience. Many of my friends and loved ones are going through very serious trials and tribulations. As I listen to them speak of these things in my mind I so…