Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope. Because of the Lord’s great love I was not consumed, for His compassions never fail, they are new every morning; great is His faithfulness. Lamentations 3:21-23 NIV Sixty-four. That’s the number of plants I had. In the house! They were at … Continue reading Pricked Prodded Pruned – Lori Rinehart
Breath on Paper small group is taking a break between semesters. We'll be back June 12th. I want to share with you three stories; three stories about healing...my healing from cancer. The Past This is what the LORD says—he who made a way through the sea, a path through the mighty waters, who drew out the … Continue reading My Healing
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
"Mr. Willingham, looking at the results from your wife's scope, this is cancer and we will remove her right lung tomorrow." Fast-forward fifteen years. "Mrs. Willingham, we have the biopsy results back. Can you come into the office?" "Should I bring my husband?" Fast-forward five years. "The biopsy report is in and the cancer is back." Over the last twenty-some-odd … Continue reading All Is Well
When I was in the third grade most of the boys thought the girls had cooties. But one blue eyed towheaded blonde boy, named Richard, didn't think so. He liked me. I will never forget the day he kissed me. I knew then and there we would grow up and get married and live happily … Continue reading Happily Ever After
Welcome to the Best of Breath Week I prayed but God didn't help. It took us 3 1/2 years to get pregnant. I remember how heartbreaking that was, feeling broken and less of a woman as for 3+ years my belly and arms remained empty. I now know without a doubt that God had a very good reason … Continue reading So Where’s God In Our Trials???
I’ve had to do it in line for a car tag. I’ve had to do it at the restaurant. I’ve had to do it in the hair salon and I’ve even had to do it to get in church. What’d I have to do? Wait. That’s right, the twiddling-your-thumbs, tapping-your-fingers kind of waiting. I don’t … Continue reading I Will Wait on the Lord