Remember Anna? She appears briefly in the book of Luke, chapter 2 — the only place we hear about her in the Bible. Sometimes I wonder if Anna had it right.Read More
More Than A Widow is a blog dedicated to providing Christian encouragement and hope. For all who are facing new life situations, dreaming new dreams, and seeking to live beyond society's labels.
As a person who has spent more years of her adult life living alone than with another person or persons, I thought I’d handle the adjustment to this new aloneness with no trouble. Guess what. I was wrong.Read More
When I put on that blue and pink satin outfit with silver sparkles, I was no longer a coal miner’s daughter. I was a damsel waiting for that daring Prince Charming to take me away to his castle.Read More
Fear is pushy. Demanding. Greedy. A leader that knows only the wrong way. A companion that is never satisfied. I spent many years of my life wrapped up in fear. Serving fear. Too easily giving the best parts of myself for fear’s easy taking. How about you?Read More
Fear splinters beauty, and you don’t even recognize the slivers. You find pieces of yourself wedged in places where they don’t fit. Kind of like a tornado wreaking havoc on an unsuspecting landscape.Read More
“There was an old concrete barrier along the road that divided nothing from nothing. There was a new wall in my heart. It divided everything from everything.” — Paul Salopek, Out of Eden WalkRead More