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
My desire from the beginning of the year has been to explore the disciplines. I introduced the plan of a series with a post on the What and Why of Spiritual Disciplines. Then my sister, Kandy Chimento followed up with a post on the 'How' using the Bonsia tree as an illustration. About that time, … Continue reading What Is Spiritual Formation and How Do I Practice It?
Christianity is more than a theory about the universe, more than teachings written down on paper; it is a path along which we journey - in the deepest and richest sense, the way of life.from The Orthodox Way by Kallistos Ware The Way of Life: a Path Which we Journey This quote in itself is … Continue reading How Experience Creates a Deeper Faith Walk & LinkUp
Have nothing to do with godless myths and old wives’ tales; rather, train yourself to be godly. For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come. I Timothy 4:7-8 Train - (verb) to direct the growth of (a … Continue reading How to Train Yourself to be Godly
Is your heart prepared? "Live by the Spirit . . . The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control." Galatians 5:16,22-23 It seems that once we have finished with Thanksgiving, we are suddenly barreling headlong toward Christmas. At times it can feel like we're on a runaway … Continue reading Prepare for The Coming of the Lord
Finding joy in the hard places; chronic pain
Memories of Granny Hen remind us of her seemingly endless wisdom, of lessons taught and lessons learned. How to be the giver.
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Adoption made me a momma, so my legacy was changed. And, of course, my kids’ legacy was changed when we brought them into our family and received paperwork that said they officially belonged to us.
Adoption makes it possible for every child to have a different legacy.