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”
I struggled for quite some time during the first year of “unofficial retirement”. Many didn’t consider my job important, but it was one where I was always busy, with little time for breaks, if we got one, and usually only a 20-minute lunch. Productivity was a necessity to meet immediate and long-term schedules and goals.Continue reading “SLOW”
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”
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.
I can tell people sometimes think I am long-winded by their glazed eyes and staccato “yeah, yeah”s, but I prefer to make myself clear by way of an example. Kind of like a parable. I wonder if people got impatient with Jesus. He often used parables when trying to get a point across. On theContinue reading “STORIES”
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”
Her world was hanging by a sliver of hope