Mosquitos and God

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

Worry

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

A Blue Day

Did you ever have a blue day? A day when a painful memory resurfaces and you start to slide down the slippery slope of self-pity?  Well, that was today!  Old feelings creep into the psyche and before you know it, you are sinking into deep waters…..and, no one is hurt by this wallowing but YOU! … Continue reading A Blue Day

Going into the desert

I had a wonderful conversation with a dear friend a few days back.  I was telling her how I am struggling with a few things right now and she responded, “It’s as though you are in exile, like the Israelites and Jesus were.” I haven’t been able to stop reflecting on this and what it … Continue reading Going into the desert