How do you know when you have forgiven?

There has been a load that I have been carrying for three years.  I’ve referenced it in some previous posts, although my messages have been somewhat cryptic.  I was badly hurt, really betrayed by someone who I worked for and thought very highly of, and considered a friend.  It was one of the most painfulContinue reading “How do you know when you have forgiven?”

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”

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”

Love is a funny thing….

So many of us struggle with God’s love.  When we first come to know that we are loved, our reaction is something like, “Oh, isn’t it wonderful that God loves me!”  If we could only stay with that pure, simple, child-like statement!  But often it can become a little distorted and our thoughts of God’s loveContinue reading “Love is a funny thing….”