Susan Thogerson Maas (Oregon)
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As water reflects the face, so one’s life reflects the heart. - Proverbs 27:19 (NIV)
My husband and I hiked down to the lake, which lay still in the early morning sunshine. Its surface perfectly reflected the world above — hills of dark green fir and pine and a deep blue sky with puffy white clouds floating by. I couldn’t even distinguish the actual color...
"When I became a parent, I struggled to find God within the chaotic world where I now lived. I was used to contemplative prayer, to silence and service and listening for God’s still, small voice in quiet, hidden spaces. Suddenly none of my life felt quiet or hidden – it was all loud, messy, and exposed." Discover more.