• Character

    When the Devil is So Interested

    I caught a glimpse of myself in the mirror today. Generally the only time I spend in front of a mirror is the 4 or 5 minutes each morning that I pull my hair back and make a brief check for anything overtly embarrassing. But today, I saw myself and I paused to evaluate some things.  While I stood there, obvious changes that have taken place over the last six months quickly became apparent. I have aged. Dramatically. I felt sorry for my husband. I did not have the youthful appearance I had when we first met, or through our happy time of engagement. I was now a woman with…

  • Miscarriage

    The Fish Warranty

    I don’t know what it is about my fish being so teachable lately, but recently, I wrote about Glory the purple fish and how he died, and ended the post with the scripture Ecclesiastes 3:11 “He hath made every thing beautiful in His time…” and while that post was all about ambiguity and how we don’t have to understand God’s ways for Him to receive glory… today, I was struck with something different and it wasn’t elusive. Glory’s life was very brief, reminding me of confusing endings and tragic outcomes… but what I forgot to mention was…. Glory the fish came with a warranty.   A warranty! That means that…