Category: Faith

Advent Devotional Dec. 3

When have you been happiest in your life? What events have sparked the most enthusiasm? Have you ever been overwhelmed by gladness? The word joy is very much associated with Christmas and Christianity. In fact, the joy of the holiday is usually very contagious. When the wisemen saw the star in the sky the Bible…

By Mirm December 3, 2021 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

Where are You?

Life is hard. I am often overwhelmed by it – There is so much going on that I do not even know how to pray – Haiti is under rubble and storms rage nearby. Innocent people in Afghanistan are under intense persecution without a safety net. People are infected with Covid – even though they…

By Mirm August 16, 2021 0

Nightbirde

I am quite humbled and enthralled by the singer who got the golden buzzer on America’s Got Talent. Her name is Jane but she goes by the name Nightbirde. Wow! Not only does she have a good voice, but she has a perspective that is extraordinary. I want to be like her, reflecting the Lord’s…

By Mirm June 13, 2021 0

National Battery Day

So today seems like a good day to tell you the recent encounter I experienced with my parents regarding their TV remote. I usually visit them and help out once a week or so. Last week when I stopped by my mom asked in her normally sassy way if I could fix the TV. When…

By Mirm February 18, 2021 0

When did truth die?

It switched from absolute to relative to personal before it disappeared all together. It feels to me like lying has become truth and murder respectable. I am not talking about the spin culture has put on lying to make it acceptable as in marketing, propaganda and advertising, but I could because people have learned to…

By Mirm February 16, 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

The Author of My Story

I love books. I cannot even remember what life was like before I learned to read. I remember when I got my first library card and when my mom signed me up for the Weekly Reader book club. I loved Scholastic book club at school and the chance I would get to run into Walden…

By Mirm August 21, 2020 1

Resilience

So one more word that keeps bouncing around in my head is resilience. Resilience is the ability to bounce back from trials; it is the response to tragedy and crises that allows one to move on despite the loss or trauma. Being resilient to me means I have the ability to suffer greatly without giving…

By Mirm July 28, 2020 0