Connect with me:

Category Archive for: ‘Roberta’s Ramblings’

  • Pregnant Woman

    No Mistake

    Under the warm covers that early November Sabbath morning, I listened to Howard’s steady breathing and watched the ice crystals on the window panes. The intricate lacy patterns meandered across the four windows like a table runner. The boys slept in the next room – …

    Read More
  • Antique Suit Armor Beautiful 36057748

    A Parable of Tanady Brown

    Tanady Brown was suited up, ready for life. Her armor couldn’t be seen, at least not as armor, but it was there. She wore the armor of being right. In a conversation where right v. wrong issues surfaced, she would fold her arms across her …

    Read More
  • Domestic Violence 1

    Orlando Shooter’s Domestic Abuse History a Warning Sign?

    It’s time to start connecting the dots. Long before 29-year-old Omar Mateen opened fire in a popular gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and committed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, he perpetrated a different type of terror — one he kept hidden inside …

    Read More
  • 001 2 Copy

    Fifty Years Ago to My Young Bride-Self

    Monday, June 13, 1966 Watching the jerky 8 mm film opened the gates to a torrent of old memories. The movie was taken in Groton, MA, a day after our wedding, as we began our camping honeymoon. Young, we were so young. Innocent, naive and young, did …

    Read More
  • CarouselStandingStones

    God’s Little Gifts

    I rolled over towards the window as the pink light of dawn started moving silently into the room.  The white down comforter wrapped my body in warmth and safety.  My consciousness gradually returned me to the present. I was in Scotland, the Kilmartin Valley.  I …

    Read More
  • 1228104 Broken Mirror

    Mirror of the Soul: Being Broken

    This is the last in a series on Mirror of the Soul: Reflecting God’s Love. We’ve looked at ways a mirror can be stopped from doing its work – the work of reflection – just as we can be stopped from our work – reflecting …

    Read More
  • 36854 1080542

    Mirror of the Soul: Being Blocked

    Just as water mirrors your face, so your face mirrors your heart. Proverbs 27:19  We have explored mirrors being a metaphor of our souls. The purpose of a mirror is to reflect. Our purpose is to reflect God. There are ways a mirror can be kept from reflecting. …

    Read More
  • Self Talk

    Mirror of the Soul: Being Blurred

    Just as water mirrors your face, so your face mirrors your heart. Proverbs 27:19  We’ve been exploring how our souls are like mirrors that reflect God’s love. And, just as a mirror can stop reflecting, so can we. We looked at mirrors being buried and what that …

    Read More
  • Woman Overwhelm1

    Mirror of the Soul: Being Buried

    In The Mirror of the Soul: Reflecting God’s Love, we looked at mirrors and their purpose. Mirrors are for reflecting, just as the purpose of our soul is to reflect God’s love. That’s why we’re here. That’s our mission, but sometimes we don’t fulfill that …

    Read More
  • Article 2005586 02F2097D000005DC 618 468x337

    Mirror of the Soul: Reflecting God’s Love

    Just as water mirrors your face, so your face mirrors your heart. Proverbs 27:19  What do we mean when we say, “soul?”  Often in religious terms, we think of an afterlife, but sacred scriptures speak of “soul” in the present.  In Hebrew, soul is nephesh.  It means …

    Read More
Page 1 of 3123»