Author Archives: Brenda Plank

Bedtime Prayers

What a week!  Perhaps you can relate?  My mind is buzzing with details, details for the next minute, next hour, next day, next week… there seems to be a hundred people living under my roof with a billion details that … Continue reading

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Angst in August

The close of the summer is just around the corner, which means a change in the schedule and in the pace of life.  Part of me loves the anticipation of cooler weather, a new school year and a more predictable schedule.  Another … Continue reading

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Hammering the same nail

Do you have a few select books that are well-worn because you reread them from time-to-time?  Certain books  just really grab you, convict you, and bring greater grace into your life no matter how many times you have read them … Continue reading

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At Just the Right Time

Have you ever received a note of encouragement from someone at just the right time?  Do you remember what that did to your soul?  Do you even still have it kept away somewhere safe to read from time-to-time?  I have … Continue reading

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Growth Spurt

There are seasons of life where I feel like I am going nowhere slowly, or the wrong place quickly.  I get used to a certain rhythm and then boom–it gets all messed up.  Just when I think I’ve got something … Continue reading

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It’s not about me

I can get caught up in myself and don’t even realize it half of the time.  It is so often difficult to realize that the words I am saying or the feelings I have inside are self-focused.  Selfishness hides itself … Continue reading

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Thoughts To Make Your Heart Sing

I don’t think I am alone when I say that I had a difficult week.  With the loss of power, came the loss of heat, lights, internet, phone, hot water, sanity:).  To be honest, I totally lost sight of the … Continue reading

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