I wait quietly before God, for my victory comes from Him. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress where I will never be shaken. ~ Psalm 62:1-2 (NLT) I’ve called myself a backyard hermit for quite a while now. Well, now I’m a back porch hermit. Can’t live in the South without a screened porch.…

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  I remember to this day a story my mother told about when she was a little girl living on a farm in Southwest Virginia.  She went to see newsreels and a film each weekend.  Newsreels were how everyone got their news in visual form. Otherwise, folks gathered around the radio. The newsreels played before…

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Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Share with the Lord’s people who are…

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It’s October. We’ve decorated for fall but we’re focused on a December wedding. To be honest, I have been a heap of nerves up until the last week of September and then God granted me extraordinary calm and all that I needed. But I guess I need to back up. Here, in North Carolina, we…

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