My hair is a matted, unkept mess and peering into the mirror is not for the faint of heart! I am trying to remember the last time I had a shower, or even a bath! I am beginning to feel like the lame man at the pool of Bethesda (John 5). Maybe a little exaggeration … Continue reading The Pool of Bethesda
God asked me to carry something terrifyingly heavy. In fact, I would need the assistance of flight attendants, trained health care individuals, a whole flight of passengers, and a caring pilot! So much uncertainty rolled into 2+ hours, I immediately wondered why. After all, I was on my way to my hometown for the funeral … Continue reading Storms
After the loss of a loved one, doing mundane things, like the wash, seems to be so robotic. Hanging clean laundry in my closet, I turned to leave when my 6-year-old grandson (who had followed me) asked what all those notes were on the wall of my closet. I gasped as soon as I noticed! … Continue reading When God’s Answer Hurts!
We drove 19 hours straight to visit with my brother before he would have to head back to MD! Being with family can be just what we need at times specially to hug and encourage one another through the hard places we all experience. For my brother, that would be the loss of his wife … Continue reading Can We Trust God with A Loved One?
Let me tell you about a gift I was given on Sunday, June 26, 2022! As my husband and I sat in our church service on our 41st Wedding Anniversary, and the day we were ending our Celebratory Fast, a woman from our choir stepped forward to sing special music. She ministered beautifully in a … Continue reading Celebratory Fast Ending!
This past March, I wrote 3 blog posts concerning my nephew, Dylan’s journey with Leukemia ~ Transplants & TransformationNew LifeIS ABLE So many of you have followed and most importantly, PRAYED for God to heal his body. And we have marveled as God answered our prayers according to our heart’s desire. June 14th, Dylan completed … Continue reading Prayer IS Everything!
Being so different and incredibly young, we were both filled with stubborn pride. He found it hard to apologize while I was the one saying “sorry.” Yet, he forgave quickly, while I was the one holding a grudge. We were sputtering and spiraling, but God had other plans. The Bible says, “two are better than … Continue reading Celebratory Fast “Take 4”
At times we feel annoyed, and then there are times my husband and I are totally maddened! Living in the country especially during the summer months, the gnats torment us with every outside endeavor. We feel as though a remnant of the plagues of Egypt is visiting us. 😉 Nevertheless, we have found an even … Continue reading Celebratory Fast “Take 3”
Summer classes began today at the college where my husband is on staff and serves as part of the faculty as well. And as I mentioned in my previous post, my Wedding Anniversary is at the end of the month and my husband declared his desire to participate in a “fast” leading up to the … Continue reading Celebratory Fast “Take 2”
A couple of cool facts about the month of June which you undoubtedly know. The longest day of the year occurs on either June 21st or 22nd.June is known as a great month to get married. And so, we did! Forty-One years ago, at the end of the month! I am a bit in shock … Continue reading A Celebratory Fast