Welcome to Week #5 of the Made Like Martha Mobile Book Club. We are glad that you’re here and I’m grateful for the opportunity to talk with you about a…
Giving thanks to God for His acts of love in this woman's life made Luke 7 into a testimony, not just a story. Even thinking about it now, I'm brought to tears and I want to dance at the same time. Her son was dead and Jesus brought him back to life! I recently read a book that sparked this same sense of biblical reality. In Talking To Jesus, Jeannie Blackmer flips the script on Bible stories.
No one looks forward to a dark season. Yet they come anyway, as we face hardship, loss, illness, relational wounds, and trials requiring perseverance.
"Comparison paralyzes, but camaraderie found in our less-than-perfect hearts inspires. Discover camaraderie in the imperfection of the Marys." – Andy Lee, A Mary Like Me Andy and I met online some years ago, a chance passing on a blog link-up, I believe through either The Timewarp Wife, or Lisa Jo Baker. We started frequenting each other's blogs and sharing comments, but I'll never forget our first real-life meeting.
I spent the early morning hours today, rocking in the glider in my son's room, watching the sunrise peak through his window and illuminate the bookshelves mounted on his wall. As we rocked, snuggled together and nursing our respective morning drinks *pun intended*, God started talking with me about my book selection.