Archives for January 2013

Sewing the Seeds of Love

I never learned to sew; the skill never interested me. The only curtains hanging in this house were either bought at Bed, Bath, and Beyond or handmade by my husband, who, I’ll have you know, can sew a mean straight stitch. So when Rainey wanted to learn a few years ago, I had to find a suitable teacher for her. In other words, not me. I’d heard about a woman downtown who owns a sewing […]

My One Word for 2013: Solitude

Come to Me, all of you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. All of you, take up My yoke and learn from Me, because I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for yourselves (Matt. 11:28-29). It’s not a word that rolls easily off my tongue. But today, this first day of 2013, I’m sick in bed with strep, and the Holy Spirit has me paralyzed between my flannel […]