A Letter to Fear

Dear Fear, Caveat: I only use the word ‘Dear’ because I do believe that in some circumstances you can be helpful, such as when I’m being chased by a lion….. Fear, you are like a wild weed which overgrows and strangles anything good and true.   You play with my mind and distort my thinkingContinue reading “A Letter to Fear”

Find a Faith PLEASE!

I spent the afternoon yesterday with my Mom who is in a nursing home with dementia.  Last week she took a turn for the worse and I don’t know how many days I will have left to be with her. It’s a little difficult to communicate with her because she can’t have a conversation anymoreContinue reading “Find a Faith PLEASE!”

Should

SHOULD! I think that if I had the choice, I would eliminate the word ‘should’ from the English language! I catch myself, so often, throughout the day thinking, ‘I should do this or I should do that.’  Here are some examples: I should be doing something (when I’m sitting) I should be resting (when I’mContinue reading “Should”

To Judge Or Not To Judge

Boy, it’s really tough to not judge! Every day we see things, hear things and  interact with others and naturally, we form opinions.  Someone shares a story with us and our brains are constantly agreeing, disagreeing, doubting, wondering, and, let’s be honest, JUDGING! And yet, we are called not to judge….that is God’s job who canContinue reading “To Judge Or Not To Judge”

What a difference a year makes

It’s been quite a year…so many changes!  Life has taken me in a direction that I would have never planned.  Funny how that works, huh?  My life hasn’t gone the way I planned!  But in the course of many disappointments, sorrows, and betrayals, and pain, I have grown and learned and I now recognize that IContinue reading “What a difference a year makes”

Beauty

The amazing thing is…..these flowers would have blossomed  whether or not I snapped this photo.  The beauty that we see in nature is there, whether we are present to look at it or not.  It makes me wonder ‘why?’  There is no doubt that God gives us this loveliness for us to enjoy it.  Who isContinue reading “Beauty”