My motto for 2008 was “2008 is going to be great.” From a worldly standpoint our 2008 didn’t turn out great. However, in the Heavenly realm we’ve been abundantly blessed. God’s ways are often opposite to society’s beliefs. Man’s viewpoint says those with the most toys wins, and a life without troubles and problems are the ultimate goal. The Bible tells us, “Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know thatRead more →
December 17, 2008 Major health praise!!! The last few weeks have been tough physically with major headaches and fluid buildup of over ten pounds. After a medication adjustment, I’ve lost most of the fluid and my headache is gone. For over two years, my white count has remained in the low 3’s to the low 4’s. But, now… (drum roll please) my blood test this week reports my white blood count is 5.7!!!! Woo Hoo!Read more →
Shedding their fall coat, trees send showers of yellow and brown fluttering to the ground. The leaves blanket our backyard and the rocks of my homemade version of a tiny river. Sitting on the edge, I clear out debris to allow the water to flow free.
I want my life to resemble a clean river—sparkling with the healing, quenching of God’s love, grace, and mercy. Unfortunately, daily living sometimes clogs with worry and anxiety. Leaves of life pelt never-ending problems: health concerns, career choices, economy woes, unpaid bills, parenting, relationships…. Some days the worry leaf pile looks so large, I’d need a twenty-ton blower to clear the mess.Read more →