Uh, somethin’ ain’t workin’ here…..

Remember these?       W.W.J.D. – what would Jesus do? You could find these everywhere…..bracelets, necklaces, pins…..everywhere. It’s kind of funny really, how could we ever really know what Jesus would do?  Wouldn’t you think that He would have favored the older brother (Prodigal Son) who obeyed and stayed faithful to his father?  OrContinue reading “Uh, somethin’ ain’t workin’ here…..”

Do you pray the prayer or does the prayer pray you?

Prayer is a difficult word to define and it elicits a myriad of emotions.  I have memorized many prayers and sometimes the mouth moves but the thoughts are somewhere else.  Perhaps it is because the words are so familiar that I don’t pay attention to what I am saying.  That is me ‘praying the prayer.’Continue reading “Do you pray the prayer or does the prayer pray you?”

Operating from your core

I truly believe that it is so helpful to operate from a set of core beliefs.  A few of mine are above.  I do admit, that they may change depending on where I am in life or what I’m dealing with, but that’s ok.  These are what I’m feeling like at this moment, and hereContinue reading “Operating from your core”

But she’s still my Mom

I haven’t’ posted for a bit because I’ve been with my Mom for her last few weeks .  About two weeks ago her earthly journey ended.  Before I continue, let me acknowledge a few things: Yes, she was 93 years old and lived a full life Yes, she was in a nursing home with dementiaContinue reading “But she’s still my Mom”

Lessons learned from a peony

I have to admit that peonies are one of my favorite flowers!  They are just so magnificent and majestic.  It takes a while  before they burst open in all of their elegance, but it is worth the wait.  They hide their beauty inside a perfectly formed round bud and who could ever guess that atContinue reading “Lessons learned from a peony”

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!”

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”