When the World Cries.

Some days are just like that.  Dirty.  Grimy.  Raw.  And not in the most physical sense.  Some days life grinds away through flesh, exposing the very core of you.   Heart.  Laid.  Bare.   Moments like these are hard to contain.  Difficult to process.  Impossible to ignore.   Life sometimes suffocates, choking the breath out of me, and bleeding my heart.  The children are at war, the bills are piled, and the phone rings with […]

The Change That Hurts So Good

Goodness!   I feel as though my entire existence has been in upheaval for the last year or so.  Change creeps in, fear lurks about, and suddenly everything is different.  Sometimes that is a good thing.  Sometimes not so.  Admittedly, I really was not sure at first.  Fortunately, life is leveling out and God has revealed just enough to help me remember He truly does know what He is doing after all.   Talk had been […]

When I look for Him.

She eagerly approached me on a fresh Sunday morning, arms out-stretched, eyes aglow, with a familiar warm smile. She wanted to hold my baby, and I was happy to oblige her deep-seated tendency to nurture. Although her face was beautifully worn and her gait slightly off-kilter, her nails were perfectly manicured and hair done just-so. Just like every Sunday. Later I would recount our meeting to my husband and longingly remark, “She reminds of Grandma.” […]

A New Thing.

This blog has been a long time in the making.  And it’s finally here!  God is at work and it is exciting to be a part of that.  I have some really great stuff to share and will officially launch on Monday… so book mark this now and do not forget to check back next week!  Also, take a quick second to like the Facebook page for Coffee In Eden. In the meantime, check out the About Me page […]