We have an enemy who NEVER sleeps, NEVER tires of tormenting us, NEVER stops harassing us!!! He is worse than I could ever describe and he knows that if we, God’s children, are discouraged, depressed, and looking inward, we will be ineffective in whatever God has called us to do! … More What IS the meaning of life?
After 12 days and over 3,000 miles of travel, glorious weather, and a heart full of special memory-making moments, we’re home. Sigh. I looked forward to this trip for months, savoring the anticipation, but now it’s in the past and “normal” looms before me. Sigh. Have you been here? What happens next? Well, like any … More Finding Purpose in Life
This week my husband and I were to spend a long-awaited few days basking in the sun and enjoying God’s creation at Virginia Beach. Reservations had been made months ago. Schedules were cleared and, with a bit of trepidation, we packed our bags while keeping an eye on Florence. I also prayed. We serve a … More Florence
As I type in this title, I cringe. Why would we ever lose faith in our awesome heavenly Father? He has done so much for us. But if I speak the truth in my heart, I have to admit that I have lost faith, even this week. We want to sugarcoat it by calling our … More Losing Faith
Rip! Tear! Snap! What was that? Oh, it was just my heart, breaking in two! What are you facing, dear reader? For me, it was saying goodbye to my son, daughter-by-choice, and three grandchildren: ages one, three, and five. It’s breaking my heart! For eight years, my son and his family have lived close … More When your heart is breaking
“Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.” Proverbs 13:12 You may have noticed that the countdown calendar is not on my blog page any more. That’s because I just heard from my publisher that the date of publication has been moved back to March 2013. … More Dealing with Disappointment (Part Two)