How do you get through the first holidays without a parent? My mom moved on to heaven on April 25 and the physical pain, the hurt in my heart, has diminished but the emotional pain is still very strong. As we just celebrated Thanksgiving and as we get closer to Christmas, I’ve been flooded with … Continue reading Holiday Self Care
One Friday, I took a much needed trip to visit my eldest son and his lovely family. Since they are 1 ½ hours up the mountain and I lose my Christian radio, I put on a Bill Johnson YouTube and listened through my phone. This day, I listened to “The Resting Place” and the first … Continue reading We Already Have Answers
“You keep track of my misery. Put my tears in your leather container! Are they not recorded in your scroll?” Psalm 56:8 NET
What’s on my mind today? Life as we know it can change in a flash. A job can be lost which means loss of income, a child is lost or has died, a home and all our possessions can burn to the ground, a spouse decides he/she doesn’t want to be married any longer. Do … Continue reading Where Do We Find Peace & Security?
“We love because he first loved us.” 1 John 4:19 (ESV)
We love. Do I love like He loves me? I need to totally get the magnanimity of this verse.
God teaches us that love is a two way street whether it is love for Him or love for others.
I’m studying Song of Solomon this week and I’m struck by the love our Lord has for us. It’s similar to a romantic love. He calls us numerous times in a way that one would address a lover.
Have you ever been so deep in the quagmire that you just don’t have the words to pray?
We’ve had a lot of rain in our part of this planet earth. Actual flooding, pouring, storming rain has been a part of our lives for over a week now. We’ve also had a few, a very few, breaks with some sun shining down. Oh, what an experience to live with wet, muddy, rain and … Continue reading What Happens After The Rain – My Thoughts On Life