Her favorite song! Today, the circle was completed. My Aunt Margaret, who was like a second mom to me for most of my life, joined her sister (my mom), my dad, her husband, and many, many more family members around the throne of God. She was the last one of her siblings to join … More The Circle Is Complete
Indescribable is the word that keeps popping up this Christmas season. My sponsored child, Joseph, who has just graduated from university, wrote it in his Christmas card to me, and it was in a devotional I read just this morning. There have been multiple other times, as well. What exactly does indescribable mean? Merriam-Webster says … More Indescribable
Every single day we make decisions. Small ones. Bigger ones. Insignificant ones. More important ones. We decide what to wear, what to eat, what street to turn down to reach our destination, who to reach out to, who to avoid (hopefully, not often!), what time to go to bed, what time to get up. The … More Life-Changing Decisions
Many times we wish we could see into the future. Or at least we think we’d like to! But what if we really could? It sounds good in theory, but when you get right down to it, it seems quite scary to me. I said to my Bible study class just this morning that I’d … More What Would You Do If You Knew You Only Had A Week To Live?
The following is an excerpt from the book One Shenandoah Winter by T. Davis Bunn. These words are powerful and spoke volumes to me. I felt the need to share them with you. Read it over until the words penetrate your soul. “Many of the lessons God wishes for us to learn are based on … More “A Moment Given Over To Fear Is A Moment Lost From God”
My sister, Debbie, and I are both in the throes of remodeling. I am still shaking my head as to why we chose to do it at the same time. Because it isn’t my first rodeo, she consults with me on things I have experienced that she hasn’t. I am glad to assist however I … More Yep, That’s Life!
Most of the time, I am just fine. Perfectly contented. Happy right where I am. But ever so often, I find myself struggling with loneliness which leads to self-pity. A couple of weeks ago, that is exactly where I was. Sundays are the worse. There’s something about going to church alone, then leaving alone. I … More Always Welcome