Walk in His Presence. Reflect His Image.
Thanks for stopping by this site and I hope it becomes a regular resting place for you. Encouraging women, especially young mothers and teen girls, to walk in the presence of God is my passion. It has fueled my speaking and writing ministry for over thirty years and fills my daily life. I hope women of all ages find this website a place where they can feel nurtured, find counsel and comfort, and intercede for each other. In short, reflect the image of Christ.
And we, who with unveiled faces all reflect the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his likeness with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit, (2 Corinthians 3:18).
Entering His Presence
Walking in the presence of God—with the guidance of the Holy Spirit—has been my one ultimate goal in life. According to medical professionals, soon, very soon, the Spirit will lead me by the hand to stand in the presence of the Father and the Son. For as long as God allows and gives me direction, wisdom, and strength, I will continue to fulfill my call to walk in His Presence, reflect His Image, and bring others with me.
May the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all. (2 Corinthians 13:14)
We all have our agendas. I always hoped to make it to at least 50 years of marriage—maybe even 75. We’re approaching 40. I also wanted to do The Quiet Time Box® with my great grandbabies but obviously God has other plans in mind. Sadly, when I hold tightly on to my agenda it typically […]
(Psalm 71:18) Even when I am old and gray, do not forsake me, O God, till I declare your power to the next generation, your might to all who are to come. As I draw closer to going home due to brain cancer, I naturally wonder what my family and friends will recall when they […]
My passion and purpose is to love God with all of my heart, soul and mind and encourage others to do the same—especially younger women and their children. Right now I’m learning to completely relinquish my heart so I can walk into Heaven with a pure heart. I want to see God and have nothing […]
My seven-year- old grand-daughter “Missy” has been staying with me since I came home from the hospital on Wednesday. She stays often and is a big help. I’m striving to use our time to teach her to draw closer to God. Missy enjoys having me read to her from the children’s classic First Steps for […]
I’ve spent nearly forty-years as Timothy’s helpmate. But now that’s changing. For one thing I’m asleep more than awake. My medication clouds what brain cells I have left. My role as “mom” has changed a well—running errands, listening ear, bouncing ideas and advice. So it’s time to relinquish my roles and move on. Our roles […]
Making Sense when Life Doesn’t, the author of this book, Cec Murphey, is my dear friend and mentor. Cec’s wife Shirley went home last week. This is very comforting since I’m facing the reality of joining her soon. One thing I had always wanted to do was meet Shirley this side of heaven. God fulfilled […]
Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. (Colossians 3:2-3) I love this photo of my grandson hidden in the tree. “Sweet Cakes” loves to climb trees. This photo, however, spoke to my heart and reminded me that my life […]
This excerpt from All of Grace by Charles Spurgeon has held me up the past few days. My blood levels have been up and down the past several weeks, causing concern and thoughts about the future. Relying on God’s grace, causes me to look forward to going home soon. Thanks for your prayers! So, then, […]
Yesterday our Mom’s Day stressed was spelled backwards as “pink cupcake” desserts. Actually it’s interesting to see how my grandchildren have handled the stress of my brain cancer. For the most part they follow the example of their parents and Timothy and I. Otherwise, they each have their own way of coping. For example six-year-old […]