Love, love, love…

As we near Valentines Day this week, I realized how much my perspective on love has changed and grown since I was 20 and got married for the first time. Back then, these verses seemed to reveal the fluttery, passionate, fairy tale love.

Joy

My eyes view beauty through tears. Yet my heart is joyful. Golden leaves peek through. D. Elaine Wood-Lane 9/11/16 My past week has been full of everything you can imagine. In the midst of it, I attended the memorial service for a very young poet friend who was so talented it blew me away. At …

Endurance…

My body is tired, my heart is weak, yet to God, more faith I seek. I'll not give up, until my time has come, my crown I'm given, and I see the Son! © D. Elaine Wood-Lane 6/16/16 2 Corinthians 4:16-18 (NIV) 16 Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, …

Resting Is Important

Looking out the window into utter tranquility. Resting is important to all of us, especially in our go, go, go society where it sometimes feels like you only are recognized or feel validated if you can say you are SO busy. I remember a time when I was truly busy, but I was also adding …

A New Perspective

As I sit here drinking my coffee in my humble, but thoroughly middle class American home, I think of all of those people, Christians in particular, who go through hell and back just they don't fit the mold of their neighborhoods, towns, and countries. Can you imagine being told you cannot remain true to your faith …