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?
There they all are again! UG! I do not like grackles. They chase away all the nice birds, all the pretty birds. I stomped around my kitchen fretting about the attendees at my bird feeder. God quietly reminded me that grackles need to be fed also. Not all the birds he created are "pretty" as … Continue reading Grackles!
If there is one meal I think most about in a day, it would be breakfast. Breakfast is the best, especially on weekends. For me, I like to make my breakfasts big. Pancakes, sausage or bacon, scrambled eggs, coffee, juice- ah! Perhaps I like the feelings that go with it. A relaxed state a mind, … Continue reading Breakfast!
This Tuesday, May 12 is Fibromyalgia Awareness day. I thought it would be appropriate to share another encouraging post of how chronic warriors hang on to their faith to get through the worst of days. I was greatly encouraged to hear Olivia Wolfertz story about her struggle with Lyme Disease. What an incredibly strong women … Continue reading Chronic Pain Can Be a Powerful Opportunity
With the addition of Trey in our home, we have had to readjust from empty nesters to nesters. He is now mobile in his walker and makes the rounds on the Babytona circuit- from the kitchen, into the hallway, up the hallway around into the foyer, through the foyer into the dinning room, and from … Continue reading Garden of Good and Evil
Today's Sunday Lyric was originally inspired by the Five Minute Friday Prompt, COMPLETE on September 30, 2018 Building Puzzles Our family enjoys building puzzles together. In recent years, my husband has sneaked into the den to take a piece of the puzzle. We would work for weeks to finish the puzzle only to find the … Continue reading Searching for Completeness
We were halfway there. The four of us planned to lead a witness team from the college over the weekend. We rented a car and headed to West Virginia. But halfway there we had a blowout. Thankfully, there were guys on the team willing to change a tire! That done, we jumped back into the … Continue reading FMF: Refrain by Mandy
The sun is rising and for me it is hard to refrain from going out on my patio and witness the birth of another day. The sun radiates glory, the bird sing out their hymns of praise. I refrain from moving, in awe of the splendor of the sunrise. Its beauty melts my heart. It … Continue reading FMF: Refrain