A Miracle Story by T. L. Wiens We celebrated my mom’s 75th birthday this year. It was wonderful to gather with family and remember. But for me, this celebration, as every birthday celebration with my mom, was special. I wasn’t born when my mom’s heart troubles began. In those years, doctors didn’t know what to… Continue reading A MIRACLE STORY


A Sanctuary of Time Chapter Four in Ann Voskamp’s book, One Thousand Gifts is entitled “A Sanctuary of Time”. This chapter is so packed full of wisdom and holiness. Here are a few nuggets to ponder over: “Life is a Gift” “Time is life – and if I want the fullest life, I need to… Continue reading A SANCTUARY OF TIME


Abandon I visited my grandchildren the other day. As I watched them at play I saw the world as Jesus would have us live it – freely and with abandon. Spontaneity shone. Smiles were constant. Living in the moment was evident. As we watched the animals in the zoo, I watched our grandchildren’s faces –… Continue reading ABANDON