Have you checked your pulse lately, or do you assume that since your heart is beating that you have one? I have to admit that I have a heartbeat and a pulse, but sometimes I do not feel as though I am “alive”. I mean, I’m doing all the things a person who is alive … Continue reading Health Check
One of my widow friends sighs with disgust, mummers under her breath, or leaves the worship service whenever we sing, "It Is Well With My Soul" because it was one of the hymns at her late husband's funeral. She commented to me one day that she didn't understand why we sang that song so much … Continue reading Is It Well With Your Soul?
"So to keep me from becoming proud, I was given a thorn in my flesh, a messenger from Satan to torment me and keep me from becoming proud. Three different times I begged the Lord to take it away. Each time He said, 'My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.' … Continue reading His Grace is Sufficient for Me
What do you do when life takes an unexpected turn? TRUST GOD What do you do when your dreams are shattered? PRAY AND ASK GOD TO GIVE YOU NEW ONES. What do you do when the residual clouds of disappointment, fear, sadness are looming overhead from the storms that shattered your life and dreams? YOU … Continue reading In The Valley
I had to put my dog down yesterday. It was one of the hardest things I have had to do. Sugar was her name. When we bought the farm, Sugar came with the farm! In the beginning, I didn't want her. We had two dogs, and it was one more mouth feed. But, as time … Continue reading Missing Sugar
Suppose you had two jars. One is your “Worry” jar, and the other is your “Trust God” jar. For most of us, our Worry Jar would be overflowing, and our Trust God jar would be empty or at best slightly full. But is that how God wants us to handle our worries and cares? Not … Continue reading Gone Fishing
What is your story? Is it your life? Some things are happening in my life that I wish I could erase, but I cannot. Uncertainties and changes do their best to weigh me down. Remaining hopeful and faithful is a constant battle. Trusting God is a challenge when fear and worry want to take over … Continue reading This is My Story