One of the most discouraging things about my vision difficulties is the loss of my driving privileges. I'm not whining, promise! There are just work-arounds that sometimes need to be done for normal, everyday things. Something I really miss is being able to jump in the car and run to the store. Within the past… Continue reading Sometimes Broken Eggs Look Beautiful
I hate to say ugly words. I really do. I especially hate to do it in front of my momma. But they say confession is good for the soul. <SIGH> Last night as I was doing dishes, I dropped the lid to a heavy sauce pan and it dead-on centered the nail of the second… Continue reading Keep Your Eyes Open—the Struggle is Real!
A friend and I started a virtual Bible study the first of January. She desires to go verse by verse through Paul’s prison epistles. I love going verse by verse when I study also. She had a reading plan for Colossians for the month of January. We started there. I have enjoyed it so much.… Continue reading I See a Prayer for Me in There…
I received a text yesterday morning that I knew would come. I was not ready for it. I don’t believe any of us were ready for it. The Pastor of my heart and under whose ministry I have had the most spiritual growth, has gone on home. My heart is sad, but my heart is… Continue reading A Visible Legacy Left Behind
Upfront. Soap Box. (Not about the election!) A little long. History is involved. Definitely SOAP BOX. I was recently talking with a twenty-two year old. We were having a conversation about making the most of the "mask" thing and having some fun with it by using different holiday themed patterns to make a some interesting… Continue reading A Tear in My Eye for the Past and Present
I threw away an old candy box today. No one else probably remembers the significance of this box… But I do. It signifies love felt deeply. It signifies hope. It signifies dreams. It signifies loss. It signifies disappointments. It signifies joy, yet it signifies sadness. That is a whole lot for one little paper box… Continue reading Look for God’s Love
Starting your senior year of high school has it's own unique stresses and anxieties -- without the added strain of being the new kid in the classroom. Someone very dear and quite precious to me is getting ready to head down that path this coming week. Now THAT, is something I can speak to! I… Continue reading Be Seen!
My niece and I were at the track last week, walking. Actually, she was walking with a friend, and I was walking with my headphones. They were walking at a training pace, while I was just walking for enjoyment and the pleasure of being out in the sun and the breeze. It was a perfect… Continue reading Look Toward the Sky
"The eyes of the Lord are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good." Proverbs 15:3 NIV In troubled times such as we are living through right now, it seems hard to believe that God is watching over us. Do not be discouraged, God is watching over us. The Bible tells us, "He causes His… Continue reading God is Watching
"But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint." Isaiah 40:31 ESV "The God who equipped me with strength and made my way blameless. He made my feet like the feet of… Continue reading My Strength