After All

This morning, I came awake with these lyrics in my mind from Meredith Andrews, Not For A Moment (After All)… After all You are constant After all You are only good After all You are sovereign Not for a moment will You forsake me … […]

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He Knows

Hello, my name is Martha and I’m a food-a-holic. I have been addicted to food since I was a little girl. It has been my solace, my comfort, my best friend at times. It has also been my downfall, bringing obesity and super-sized health issues […]

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For Glenda

Friends. What would we do without them? It makes me sad to even think of the possibility of losing people I love and who I know love me. People who care about my welfare and make a difference in my life. But sometimes we do. […]


From The Inside Out

As a seamstress… Fancy word for “lady who loves to sew”… I have always found it fascinating that we work from the inside out. Whatever we are making, we construct it backwards. Right sides together, we mostly see and work with the wrong side or […]

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When MERCY Found Me

In one moment everything changed Who I was got washed away When mercy found me My Savior’s arms were open wide And I felt love for the very first time When mercy found me The Rhett Walker Band has been singing these words to their […]

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No Man Is An Island

What is it about New Year’s Eve that makes us pensive and reflective about life in general, and our own lives in particular? Maybe it’s just me, but I always find myself thinking about the year ending and how different things are compared to last […]

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Christmas in a Cup

I’m a coffee girl, and I’ve already had one cup this morning. But, for some unknown reason, I decided to have a cup of tea rather than a second cup of coffee. So here I am at my desk with a cup full of Christmas. […]

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Some Children See Him

Alfred S. Burt wrote a song in 1951 called Some Children See Him. James Taylor is singing this song in my head this morning, which doesn’t bother me in the least because it is one of my favorite Christmas songs of all time. Some children […]

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The Loudest Voice

I’m not so sure it was a silent night. Anybody who has given birth knows that it is NOT a quiet process. When Jesus was born in that manger, was his newborn cry tiny and frail? Could Mary and Joseph hear it over the sounds […]

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Somewhere It’s Snowing

I woke up this morning with a song in my head called Somewhere It’s Snowing, and when I got up and went to the kitchen, there was snow on the ground!! Not much, but some. How cool is that?? I’ve sung this song and accompanied […]

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It’s the time of year when I start making lists and checking things off just to keep my head straight. I even add things to my list that I’ve already completed just so I can cross it off!! Anybody??? Life gets more complicated this time […]

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