Posts by Janet Holm McHenry

A prayer for 2019

A prayer for 2019

Come into our hearts, Lord. Come into our minds. Come into our homes, Lord. Come into our marriages and parenting....

Are you faith blind?

Are you faith blind?

I always believed in God–Father, Son, and Spirit. I was raised in the church and could recite prayers.   But...

Getting a grip

Getting a grip

We’ve had many lean years financially. I remember one month when I was going to grad school (three hours away)...

Welcomed with open arms

Welcomed with open arms

I am thankful that I had a loving daddy. As a girl I often took a short detour from school...

A soft heart

A soft heart

We can get rather heart-crusty sometimes.   When your loved one forgets things like birthdays or anniversaries.   When work...

“Love Came Down at Christmas”

“Love Came Down at Christmas”

Love Came Down at Christmas   Love came down at Christmas, love all lovely, Love divine; Love was born at...

Does praying for your health work?

Does praying for your health work?

Years ago I was out prayerwalking shortly after my father’s death. That spiritual exercise was the one thing that was...

On loving well

On loving well

Today is our oldest son’s birthday. We love him so much and are very proud of him. I always feel...

The right tools for the job

The right tools for the job

The other day I had a simple task before me: hang a picture. But I was feeling lazy and didn’t...

On losing sisters

On losing sisters

I completely missed something this last week. Somehow I missed that someone close to me had lost someone dear to...