Tag: Life

Bathroom Crisis 101

Note to Self… Be prepared! I’ve never thought I needed to keep tools in the bathroom; that is until two nights ago. If my memory is correct it was last Thursday when I noticed what I thought was the bathroom…

Harvest of Blessings

In the early ninety’s, we journeyed on one of our much loved trips to visit my brother, sister-in-law and niece in beautiful Santa Barbara CA. During that visit we were on an outing and my brother’s mother-in-law, Wanda, was with…

Letting Go

I wrote this in 2012 and am re-posting today… You are so pretty, so talented so smart, so ________ (go ahead, fill in the blank). No matter how much others encourage us we simply don’t see it. Somewhere in our…

Long Enough on the Mountain

  The Lord our God spoke to us in Horeb saying: “You have dwelt long enough at this mountain.” Deuteronomy 1:6 If God allowed us to live on the “mountaintop,” we would not experience trials, but neither would we achieve…

Winding Down

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. ~Albert Camus As we are nearing fall, enjoying cooler weather, and looking ahead to shorter days I am looking back somewhat in amazement that another year is winding down.…

Overwhelmed

Do you ever feel overwhelmed? I do!! Simply watching the local and world news makes me feel that way. Hearing all the names on our prayer list at church often overwhelms me. Sometimes I find myself asking WHY!! I know…

Watch and Pray

They went to a place called Gethsemane, and Jesus said to his disciples, “Sit here while I pray.”  He took Peter, James and John along with him, and he began to be deeply distressed and troubled. “My soul is overwhelmed…

Hello Monday!

Hello Monday! This is the day so many complain about. It seems especially hard for people who work. I often hear “the weekend flew by.” Businesses which are closed on the weekends seem especially hectic on Monday’s. Have you ever…