Real healing. Hidden wounds don’t always fester in ways that are related to the harm. This goes far beyond physical illness. It’s a sickness of the soul. People are good actors and sometimes project the effects of their wounds onto other people as they claim spotlessness. Healing will not happen as long as the scabContinue reading “HEALING”
Have you ever been met with an inconsistency that defied explanation? My husband and I once bought a case of packaged drinks that claimed to contain 100% fruit juice. But when we opened the package, the individual cans said they had “Natural Flavoring”. We were intrigued! So my husband called the 1-800 customer service numberContinue reading “QUESTIONS”
I’ve discovered there are two types of people at the dog park: The ones who are horrified that you don’t do something about your dog’s disgusting behavior, and the ones who say, “Don’t worry. They’re dogs, and that’s what dogs do.” Finding the middle ground with wisdom is my goal. Presently, our dog Dandy hasContinue reading “EMBARRASSED”
My beautiful African Violets remind me of Grandma Ferne, who raised and propagated them in her home for many years. I love the fresh touch of nature, especially when the new year commences with frigid temperatures as it ushers out the old. In the last few years, I’ve chosen a word to focus on eachContinue reading “FRESH”
Have mercy on those who are living their testimony of faith in real time. There is always something to learn and challenges to overcome. It’s not over until it’s over. The power of love conquers all. Have mercy. For I am convinced that neither death nor life,neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor theContinue reading “LIFE”
Never has it been brought home as clearly to me when I was a caregiver that people are closest to seeing the holiness of God when they are in a fragile state, and Satan knows it.
Our perceptions may question and threaten to cause doubt in our minds. But through faith and God’s Word and even scientific discoveries, we can know in our hearts that God is in control, always loving, protecting, and guiding for good.
In response to someone who asked why so many older couples are selling their homes and moving to places far away from their families to spend retirement:
One of the most challenging things I ever did was start praying for someone who hurt me deeply.
I forgot what it was like to have such innocent, oblivious, curiousness at my feet.