“Oh, Job, don’t you see how God’s wooing you from the jaws of danger? How he’s drawing you into wide-open places— inviting you to feast at a table laden with blessings? – Job 36:16 (MSG) It’s been a long time since I’ve been a part of the dating scene. In fact, I never really was. My … Continue reading Wooing: It’s Not a Lost Art
A friend and I reconnected recently. She stopped by for a quick visit and to drop off a meal. Of course, we had to talk because that’s what we do. We’re women. After sharing what’s going on with us, we usually end up encouraging one another. In the midst of our chat she said, “Oh, … Continue reading I Am Light
This year I ended 21 Days of Prayer on the Gulf Coast looking at the tide roll (no pun intended) into the shore. This season of prayer was a little different for me, because I had been so busy with my husband's mayoral campaign. I had a great time going around to different neighborhoods and … Continue reading Immersed
"God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them." -Hebrews 6:10 Regardless of how we become involved, it's fair to say that serving others does something good for us. Though we may have our own challenging circumstances, … Continue reading Breath Day
I was not in a service, but I got “full” as some good old church ladies would say. It was their way of expressing themselves when they felt spiritually and emotionally touched by God. Growing up in church gave me an up-close and personal view of what getting “full” looked like. It could be noticed … Continue reading Lord Have Mercy!
My husband and I once took a ballroom dancing class with a group. It wasn’t quite as I had expected. During the very first day, our instructor dashed my hopes of competing on Dancing with the Stars and scoring perfect 10s at the end of our sessions. I didn’t take it personally because we hadn’t … Continue reading Rhythm of Grace
Breath on Paper small group is taking a break between semesters. For the next few weeks we are taking advantage of this time off, we hope you enjoy revisiting our favorites. We will return June 12th. I’ve had to do it in line for a car tag. I’ve had to do it at the restaurant. I’ve … Continue reading I Will Wait on the Lord