Merle's reflections are taken from observations on the circumstances and events of life. It is good to reflect - not so we get tangled in our introspection but in order to pause and see things more from God's perspective.
We've just had the longest day of the year. In her latest reflection Merle encourages us to make the most of every day - for our days are God's days and our challenge is to make each day a day to remember, not one of regret.
As a result of some uncharacteristic procrastination in her garden, Merle was surprised to find a beautiful and unexpected display of pink tulips this spring. Click on the picture of the tulips to read Merle's thoughts on not being too hard on ourselves.
Does the build up of pressure within become too much and cause us to explode - or can we learn to use that pressure constructively? Click the picture of the volcano to read Merle's thoughts on this important subject.
As January draws to a close Merle reflects upon the space we all need as an antidote to stress and to ensure that we live in peace. She challenges us to slow down and make good decisions going forward.