My world will be a sad place when my singing or goofing around annoys my daughters rather than sending them into endless laughter.
Many people ask me what faith is and I’ve learned the more I try to explain the more quizzical their faces becomes. Today in service I heard a phrase that is now my always and final answer to that question. Faith is when you have everything to gain; and nothing to lose.
The other day I was listening to a man speak; he was reciting a devotional that he had “plagiarized” he smiled as he did his air quotes. He had been reading and writing devotionals since the loss of his daughter 6 years ago. The devotional he re-told went like this… “I was standing in line … More I heard a story once….
Beautiful if flowering trees could keep their blooms all summer season long?
Surround yourself with wheat not weeds (Tares). I heed caution in this warning for it can be very deceiving, weeds stand tall but wheat bows down.
When you’re unsure of their path, when you doubt their decisions but you let them make the choice. When at times they frustrate you, when you roll your own adult eyes at them. When you feel like you’ve failed as a parent, when they make you feel like the best parent in the world.Ma and … More Doubt
The darkness fell upon his face, while the sky turned black and the thunder cracked. His body hanged bloody and broken. He choked on His own blood from his torture by taking our sins among those before us and those yet to come, crying out “Father, Father why have you forsaken me?” Tears find their … More Noon until three, I weep for thee…
Nearly a month and a half away from celebrating ninty-two, my grandmother had passed. She battled colon cancer in her seventies, breast cancer in her eighties and came out letting them know who was boss each time. She out lived her parents, her two sisters and a brother. She raised an amazing son while loving … More Sweet Virginia.
“It’s okay to move on.” I kept repeating this to myself as my husband drove us out to Washington township. He wanted to listen to one of the men in his bible study preach at a different church. “It’s a small church, not like you’re used too, but I really would like to give it … More Pastor Steve vs Pastor Steve
To my darling Gabrielle (Gabby, Gabs, Gabster, GiGi, G-Force), I love everything about you, even when we fight. I love your beautiful chestnut long brown hair, that is thick, full and shimmers in the sun. I love that your almost taller than me (almost). I love that you have Aunt Krissy’s big blue beautiful Disney Princess eyes. … More My heart doesn’t lie…..
Sure you can try, whoever you are; by attacking small cities and targeting areas of innocent people all you want. But you will not break our great worlds gift of unity. We all post random junk on Facebook, some on animal videos, religious posts, jokes, birthday wishes, wedding photos, play quizzes no one gives a … More You won’t win singlehandedly. We won’t let you. Make no mistake.
Did you give thanks today for waking up? I did. Did you pray last night before bed? I did. Were you hurt by the sadness in our news? I was. Did you become fueled by anger over the dishonesty in our political world? I did. Did your heart break knowing children are dying at … More Did you?
Because it’s -9° and I love my mini me!!
Is my 42nd birthday. Where will this year take me? Who will I meet, who will I lose? How many paths will I choose correctly and how many correct ones will I pass? Wherever this year takes me, I wish it to keep me here within my writing circle with all my fellow bloggers. On … More Today….
The day has come where it’s time for her to leave. You’ve bought her all she could possible need (and then some), you’ve packed all that you could fit into that car. At this point not even a cotton ball would fit. She’s ready; you’re not. Let her go; she’ll be okay. Throughout the years … More Let her go, she’ll be okay…..