One of the funniest sayings my mom would say was " So and So keeps company with...". I found it interesting when she would say that. Then as I got older I figured out that she was saying XYZ is friends with ABC- they have an active friendship. More than often, my mom would remind … Continue reading Careful Who You “Keep Company With”
Are you reading the scriptures? Psalm 119 א Aleph 1 How happy are those whose way is blameless,who walk according to the Lord’s instruction!2 Happy are those who keep his decreesand seek him with all their heart.3 They do nothing wrong;they walk in his ways.4 You have commanded that your preceptsbe diligently kept.5 If only my ways were committedto keeping your statutes!6 Then … Continue reading What Are the Benefits of Reading the Scriptures?
Google photos sent me a notification yesterday. It wanted to show me what happened on this day or this week last year. It was interesting to see all that has happened over the last 8 years. Of interest, was a lilac tree that I had taken a picture of last year. It was in beautiful … Continue reading Blossoms
It sounds like a sad story. In a way it is. It's about a journey of mistakes and forgiveness. An adventure of fun and learning. We each have our own road that takes us home and finally, when we get to heaven it will all be forgotten. I am thinking about my dad and the … Continue reading The Road to Forgotten
This being the two year anniversary of my daughter's wedding, I thought it appropriated to update this post about how I managed fibromyalgia and enjoyed my daughter's wedding. curleque by Coffee at pixabay Dear Friend; You asked me recently how I am doing after my daughter's wedding. It took me until now (about 6 weeks) … Continue reading How I Managed Fibro/FMS/RA and Survived my Daughter’s Wedding
I often find that my kitchen easily transforms into a sanctuary. It's a place of worship, confessions, and thanksgiving. I feed my family and friends, but I also feed their souls. Soapy hands reach to cleanse dirty dishes, scrub pots and wipe a little face. Pausing for a moment but sometimes minutes. Slowing to rhythms … Continue reading Kitchen Sanctuary
Proverbs 18:10 The name of the Lord is a strong fortress; the godly run to him and are safe. Life has sure been throwing me some curves lately. There's been illness, job loss, and interruption of ministry and just life in general. But God has been right there with us. (I love that … Continue reading Safe in His Arms Living by Faith
And now, Israel, what does the Lord your God ask of you but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in obedience to him, to love him, to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul, 13 and to observe the Lord’s commands and decrees that I am giving you today for your own good?Deuteronomy 10:12-15 What is Meditation? We know perhaps what … Continue reading What is Meditation? Why We Should Do it?
"Normal is really just a setting on your dryer". I find those words to be very true. But I want normal nonetheless. I want normal, but it seems elusive. Maybe normal is traditional? The times as of late have established a "new normal". I don't want this "new normal. I want the normal of what … Continue reading FMF: Normal
I am not excited about REJOICE Always. I realize that might grate on a few people, but I am just being honest about where I am at. Now because I feel this way doesn't make me right, because I know God is asking me to rejoice even when circumstances are not how I would have … Continue reading Rejoice Always?