Three-day weekends throw me off! Last night at 9:15 I realized it was Thursday and there was a party going on and I wasn’t there! I quickly logged in and the room was full. So many different conversations I didn’t even try to keep up so I began a couple of my own! Holly was there and I do believe it was her first showing in 2016. We roomed together at ALLUME 2015 so I went over and stood with her for a while. I was just getting warmed up when host Kate Motaung announced, and I do believe it was a shock to everyone…
Haven: noun; a place of safety or refuge.
One immediately thinks “safe haven” or “haven of rest”. I suppose both those terms are the same thing, yes?
About five weeks ago I got a private message from a blogging friend – she was sinking into a pit of despair and needed someone to talk to. I’m a good listener. She needed to get away. To think. To pray. To fight this battle in a safe place. It just so happened hubs was going off to do his competitive black-powder shooting and would be gone a week.
We only have one bathroom but you are more than welcome to come here.
She talked it over with her family and made the 600 mile drive.
Welcome friend to your safe haven!
The photo above? Is taken on our friend’s dock in Florida – this past winter we stayed with them for several days. It was our second visit and there are no words to describe what being there does for my soul. Their home offers a…
HAVEN of rest.
As born-anew believers in Christ, we have a portable Haven of rest – He is called Holy Spirit; He goes wherever you go. He is comforting and challenging, all rolled into One! He is my Haven of peace and hope. I’ve said it a few times before and will say it again, “Hope Changes Everything.”
My friend left this mountain haven with new hope in her heart.
HOPE really does change everything.
Psalm 107.30 is a beautiful portion of scripture for a troubled soul – just change harbor to haven, and it’s a perfect fit!