This is my first Mother’s Day without my mom. It is a bittersweet day for me, because I’m sad that she is no longer within reach, so to speak, but I’m so grateful for the many years we shared together. There are a few things that I have realized about moms throughout the years: Yes, … Continue reading Mother’s Day: A Tribute to Moms
The other day a mosquito landed on me. I thought, ugh, I can’t believe they are out already! And then the thought occurred to me, ‘why would God ever create mosquitos? They are such pests!’ And then I chuckled because I had a hazelnut moment (Julian of Norwich – but not so profound). I thought … Continue reading Mosquitos and God
So, a friend sent me this pic of her neighbor’s backyard in South Carolina. After my rapid heartbeat returned to normal and the screaming stopped, I said, “Are you kidding me?” – a few expletives omitted! She replied, “Oh, this is a good snake, you want these, they keep the bad snakes out!” Let me … Continue reading Good Snakes???
Yesterday I found myself saying (to myself), ‘how do I get myself involved with these things?’ I was put in a situation where I was asked to do something that I really didn’t want to do and now I have to find a way out of it – through honesty and kindness. I have been … Continue reading Life is a Spiral
Yes, I am a Christian. I follow, worship and love the God-Man who walked the earth 2,000+ years ago. Yes, I believe that Jesus was is the long awaited Messiah that God promised. Yes, I believe that Jesus suffered and died for me, for you, for us. Yes, I believe that He rose from the … Continue reading Easter Glow
I’ve been so torn this week because I felt as though I should attend some of the Church Services and pray in community. At this point in my life, I don’t have a church where I really feel at home. I was hurt very badly in the one that I was a part of for … Continue reading Holy Week Prayers and a friend
Ok, so here is my dilemma, and I know that I am not the only one out there that feels this way. I worry And then, I remember that Scripture says, “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life…….” (Matt 6 :25) and so, I stop worrying and I trust and then … Continue reading Worry