open handed

Some of the most beautiful, trusting moments with God come with being open-handed with everything.  My life, possessions, money, husband, children.  It doesn't come easily, and doesn't always stay, but it's a beautiful posture that I try to enter into.There were times I thought "I couldn't survive if ____ or ____ happened."  I mostly thought … Continue reading open handed

not mine

Early in my pregnancy with Clive, I read and re-read and meditated on Samuel 1.20 So in the course of time Hannah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel, saying, “Because I asked the Lord for him.”21 When her husband Elkanah went up with all his family to offer the … Continue reading not mine