Lord, I want to do it myself! Feeling frustrated, I left the kitchen and stepped out onto the front porch. My new neighbor across the way, whom I had given a few quick waves, but not actually met, was in his driveway washing his car. Ask him! Ask him to help you! Fine, I’ll go … Continue reading The journey is not a paved road!!
Oh, how spiritual I thought I sounded! I informed my ministry leader at church I would not be able to man my welcome desk on Sunday because I was going to serve my husband by driving him to his preaching assignment since he was not feeling up to par. I wanted to serve my husband, … Continue reading Service Station
Pulling weeds is an endless chore that can aid in mental recovery when meditating on Scripture and keeping a song in your heart. Or, it can become a negative-packed hour or two that sucks life from your spirit, empowering bitterness and presenting a scowl to passersby. As I struggled with the chore recently, I became … Continue reading A Meaningless Cliché or a Powerful Resolution
I was a mess. An accident waiting to happen! Awkward and clumsy, nightmares and confusion summed-up the grind of my survival; however, my coping mechanism had been fitted and I wore my masked smile well. Without inquiries seriously invested in my life, I hobbled along. Yet, as the Lord began to tug on the trappings … Continue reading William Franklin Graham, aka “Billy” – A Life Worth Living!
With Valentine’s day comes hearts and roses, chocolate and love notes! But the most satisfying Valentine gift must be the gift of Unity. Let me tell you why. We are so focused on ourselves and our own personal needs that we miss out on what really brings the greatest level of pleasure: “Don’t be selfish; … Continue reading What’s Your Love-Style?
“God is good; all the time God is good.” My body braced each time the congregation erupted with this exhortation. Yet, I would robotically join in, even though I didn’t fully believe what I was saying. The worst part, I was a pastor’s wife! The Sunday comments by a group of deacons concerning the church … Continue reading Agathos
I’m a drool-wearing Gram! My sleeves and jeans absorb it quite courageously. It’s flung from here to there, walking in it is highly probable. For the most part, it’s not mine! When the grandson’s 2-year-old molars decided to irrupt, they came in with a vengeance producing slobber, fever, snot and crankiness. I have found it … Continue reading My Badge of Honor