I still remember this retreat. As I waited in line to check in after my arrival, I was behind a woman who was complaining about the wait and how the valets took her car without telling her where it was. I hoped she wasn’t going to be my roommate. I was so tired and stressed.Continue reading “RETREAT”
Thinking back on those times in my life when I felt so alone and didn’t know how I could possibly make it because the chaos and pain seemed too much to bear, He was there. Every moment, He was there. Protecting me, giving me strength to persevere and honor my vows; my commitments to Him.Continue reading “TRUTH”
Some people seem to be born strong. Others have gained strength from how they were raised. Still others, like Job’s wife, grow into their strength. Three faltering steps forward, two steps back, one forward, one back on wobbly legs that display their weakness for all to see. She caved in the wifely support department whenContinue reading “STRONG”
Hi there! I am popping in with a heart of thanksgiving. Nothing special happened, I just am grateful for all God has done for me, us, this last year. It’s been so, so difficult but God is so very good. He has protected our hearts and brought blessings beyond our dreams through the friendships madeContinue reading “THOUGHTS”
Today at the grocery store, I was standing in the tea aisle when a man walked by with his frail wife pushing the cart. He politely said, “Excuse me, ma’am,” when he went in front of me and then impatiently and not so nicely asked his wife, “Is this what you want? WHAT?”. I’ve saidContinue reading “MERCY”
Family Friends Job Things If you had to choose only one, which would you choose? Sometimes we don’t get to choose. Whatever your answer, count your blessings. Everyday.
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”
Thirty-one years ago, after two weeks of sobriety in a treatment program, while watching the 700 Club with Pat Robertson on television, I chose this day to come to Jesus in complete submission, and on my knees, humbly admitted my sinfulness and asked for forgiveness. Jesus welcomed me with open arms that were full ofContinue reading “THIS DAY”
We can decide to keep our side of the street clean without sweeping the trash to the other side.
The path of the righteous is like the light of dawn,shining brighter and brighter until the full day.Proverb 4:18 Sometimes I don’t wake up feeling like I’m shining very brightly. But having a cup of coffee and taking time to spend with the Lord is a crucial component to my day getting brighter and better.Continue reading “MORNING”