Category: Life

Posts in the Life Category focus on what may be going on in our lives and how we can or are growing in the midst of it.

Peace is Near!

In a world that can feel filled with hate, self-absorption, and fear, does peace seem far out of reach? In a society of constant change, do you feel uncertain, maybe even anxious? You may be asking, “How can I feel at peace, when everything… Continue Reading “Peace is Near!”

Follow the Leader

This morning looked a LOT different than I’d envisioned!! What I thought would be restful and peaceful turned into a morning of interruptions, attitude, and conflict. Been there? In the quiet of the bathroom (while not the most glamorous of spots, the LORD talks… Continue Reading “Follow the Leader”

Digging for Gold

There’s a lot of negativity going around these days! Believe me; it’s in my home, too, as much as I hate it! It’s SO easy to focus on the negative of whatever the situation…how somebody else is treating you, what new policy is being… Continue Reading “Digging for Gold”

Running Toward My Giant

The reality of having a brain tumor had set in for several months; my mobility, functionality, and the pain in my head were all worsening. I was told by two doctors that the tumor wasn’t to blame, but something just wasn’t right; we had… Continue Reading “Running Toward My Giant”

What Distractions Weigh You Down?

“Aaaaahhh! There’s a stick!…Oooo! Catch that leaf! The wind is blowing it a cross the yard!!…Who is that at the neighbor’s?!?…Squirrrrrelll!!!” If you’ve read the last post, you know that we’re working on training our puppy. Just this morning, we were outside, working on… Continue Reading “What Distractions Weigh You Down?”

Forgive? Why Should I?!?

You’ve been hurt…again. Your emotions have taken a beating, and you’re feeling a bit like a punching bag. The last thing you want to think about or do is forgive! Anger? Check! Indignation? Check! Bitterness? Getting there. And then, you read these verses… “For… Continue Reading “Forgive? Why Should I?!?”

Stress–What Do I Do, Now?

Stress pours into our lives, like water into a glass jar. There’s nowhere for the water to go, so it keeps filling the jar, closer and closer to the top. If nothing’s done with the water, it’ll overflow. Stress is similar, as it pours… Continue Reading “Stress–What Do I Do, Now?”