Again, I sit at the desk, staring at the screen.
I know there are words within; they want to spill out, my fingers flying over the keys, prayers on my heart that what I write will bless those who come looking for the comfort they so desperately seek.
And, here I sit.
Another sip of tea, which spilled down the front of my shirt (I tend to do that…I don’t think I own one shirt without a stain). Turn my head to stare out of the window. Snow. Inches and inches of snow. Yes, I AM writing this on the 16th of April. That’s kind of what you need to expect in Colorado. You do pay for those 300+ days of sunshine at some point in the year.
I’ve been pondering exactly HOW to get this space up and running. I can sit and play on Photoshop/Canva all day making cute little graphics, changing the layout of the site, etc. And, avoid the keyboard. Avoid the posts that I have written in my head for over a year.
I pick up my phone and hit “play” on my Dwell app. Listen to the daily reading. Today it’s Psalm 16. How apropos.
Preserve me, O God, for in you I take refuge.
I say to the Lord, “You are my Lord;
I have no good apart from you.”
And that is what I have been praying since October 21, 2018. Preserve me, O God. In YOU I take refuge. My steps have been unsteady, some days worse than others. Through it all, and continuing on, YOU will be with me. Of that I am sure.
So begins this blog. I pray that it will be a place of refuge for those who need it.