I’ve been thinking a lot about the story in the Bible about how Jesus was asleep on a cushion in the stern of a boat while his disciples were battling a terrible squall. (Mark 4: 35-41) They woke Him up and said, “….don’t you care if we drown?” He got up and quieted the storm … Continue reading Asleep in the boat
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 dementia … Continue reading But she’s still my Mom
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 anymore … Continue reading Find a Faith PLEASE!
And, the more that I think about Jesus saying, “Do not be afraid, just have faith” to a man whose little daughter has just died, the more I am both amazed and comforted. When I reflect on the many things that are ‘crosses’ in my life right now, none of them can compare with the … Continue reading To Continue…
I read one of my favorite Scripture passages this morning – the healing of both Jairus’ daughter and the woman with a hemorrhage. I can’t tell you how many times I read it….just love it for so many reasons. I always zoom in on the sick woman and how she only had to reach out … Continue reading Our Secret Weapon
I haven’t been posting lately…..this blog is both a blessing and sometimes, if I am honest, a burden. I don’t even know if anyone is following anymore, but I felt the urge to write tonight because maybe it will help me to process this terrible tragedy that occurred just a few miles from my own … Continue reading Sadness in Sandy Hook
Last night I gave a retreat on the Gifts of the Holy Spirit to 78 eighth graders and their parents. What at treat for me! These teens are so serious about their faith… I have been working with children for a very long time and each year the group has a different ‘personality’. This particular … Continue reading Expiration Dates