I frequently ask myself ‘what if’ questions: What if it rains on the day that I plan my hike? What if I make mistakes when I’m playing piano this week? What if they don’t like me? What if I say the wrong thing? What if I push send on that text that I decided not … Continue reading What If
I consider myself a spiritual person. I do belong to a specific religion, and while I believe in its Creed, I also see serious flaws in the establishment. I think of it as one of my vehicles to God, not my only one. And I respect all religions that teach love and peace. I have … Continue reading Some Things are to Remain as Mysteries
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
Two conflicting forces cannot exist in one human heart. When doubt reigns, faith cannot abide. Where hatred rules, love is crowded out. Where selfishness rules, there love cannot dwell. When worry is present, trust cannot crowd its way in. Billy Graham There’s not much to add to this one because it clearly says it all, … Continue reading Nothing much to add to this one
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!