I know He is always, only good, I just struggle and wiggle under His surgical blade making the process all the more painful and messy! … More How Long, Lord?
We will always regret harsh words, especially when they are spoken to a broken mind. So, what made the difference this time? … More Dear Father, when will it end?
let us not allow the indulging of our passions to hinder the operation and noble effects of patience; let us give it leave to work, and it will work wonders in a time of trouble … More The WORK of Patience
Does God crush us or are we responsible for the load of cares or difficulties which press down to crush us? As a 24/7 caregiver, at times the constant care crushes the very life out of my soul. BUT, there is hope!!!! … More Crushed
We will fail in our faith, but God is ALWAYS faithful, ALWAYS loving, ALWAYS teaching and directing my steps to make me more like Him! … More I Choose
Is it any wonder that Paul writes,”godliness with contentment is great gain?” Can you be content when your circumstances are spiraling out of control? https://www.spreaker.com/episode/48225831
He puts us in these places to continue to shape us into the mold that He knows is best! Only trust Him. … More No Home
I decided to start zinnias from seed this year. Yesterday, I transplanted them. I was amazed at the length of their little roots! They had sent them down as far as their shallow soil would allow them to go and then made a sharp right and started crawling along the bottom of the tray! So, … More My Poor Little Zinnias!
As I face another good-bye, I’m working HARD to keep focused! Our youngest son and his little family have been here for a week now. The Lord has blessed us with perfect weather and wonderful opportunities to pack in the memories! Now, it’s time to get back to “normal.” Normal—what does that look like? Well, … More Just a Taste
Several years ago, there was a pastor who was having difficulties in his ministry—so much so, that he was moving to another ministry. At that particular time, we were at a highpoint in our ministry. I remember one of our children saying, “How can they be so excited about leaving? I’d die if we had … More Ready to Die? Really?