The Power of “After” (when you’re still in the middle)

Have you ever had one of those dreams where your entire night is spent looking for something? The search is futile and frustrating. Sometimes I wake up from dreams like that with such a sense of sadness and loss. I was thinking about that this week in contrast to this promise the Lord gave to…

“This one day we’ll give to idleness.”

Sometimes we need a day given to idleness, a day to rest and daydream in wise passiveness. That’s what this day has been for me. PJ took the kids to the pool this morning, and I have spent the past couple of hours sitting here in my comfy pyjamas, drinking coffee, reading beautiful poetry aloud,…