Category: encouragement

Walking Backward

“History doesn’t repeat itself but sometimes it rhymes.” – Mark Twain Sometimes I feel nostalgic. I look at old photos. I watch old reruns. I collect treasures and leave it out to remind me of people and places I once knew, I revisit places in my mind or in reality. I call friends to remember…

By Mirm May 11, 2022 0

My Friend

Dear Lauren, I don’t remember when we first met. I don’t remember much about how we even became friends, but I am sure it was our boys’ faults. (Thank you to Skyler and Clayton). None of that really matters anyway because you have become one of my best friends and have even morphed into being…

By Mirm April 13, 2022 0

Too Good to be True

Is it true that I am God’s favorite? Does He mean it when He says He loves me enough to die for me? Does God actually have my best interest at heart? Really?! If I look at scripture, I can be convinced, most of the time, that every time God interacts with humankind He is…

By Mirm March 25, 2022 0

Grief and Covid

Another friend died of covid. UGH! He was healthy, “young”, a dad and a great husband. This is not supposed to be like this! I feel like I focus way too much on loss and grief. Perhaps that makes me a negative person, but I figure if you don’t care to read my thoughts –…

By Mirm February 12, 2022 0

The Last Chapter

Life is a story. Sometimes it is worth reading and sometimes it is more like an advertisement that is glanced at and thrown out. I want a life story full of meaning and not some boring drivel. A good book is one that I can’t put down and touches me. I want my life to…

By Mirm September 27, 2021 0

Slow Motion

Random thought of the day: Maybe because I am a sports fan, maybe because I feel like we are moving in such a fast pace, but every once in awhile I wish we could rewind and watch some things over in slow motion. Sometimes I want to rewind to rewatch some spectacular catch or homerun…

By Mirm July 29, 2021 0

Rereading my favorite book

I regularly reread the allegory Hind’s Feet on High Places by Hannah Hurnard. I first encountered it when I was a teen through the mom one of my besties (Thank you Marianne Freilich and Elaine Wood!). It is the story of little Much-Afraid and her journey to join the Great Shepherd in the High Places…

By Mirm November 25, 2020 0

Identifying with the Lamb

Election 2020. As with most everyone I am over 2020. Putting it mildly, It has been a weird year. I am so glad that the social media rants and angry political emails will soon “end”. I voted. I have been praying that God’s Will will be done and that our nation will not be torn…

By Mirm November 3, 2020 1