I think most of us figure that when we're struggling with something, it's all about us, what we're experiencing and what we're supposed to learn from it, but that's not necessarily true. It might be that we are going through a struggle so that down the road we can be of help to someone else, … Continue reading It isn’t always about you.
Why doesn’t God just make us to the right thing
Boy, I wish sometime God would just MAKE me do that thing I should do but keep putting off. I mean, really. He can move mountains but unless I cooperate He can't move me. I find that very frustrating. And yet, if I didn't have the freedom to choose, ny love for God would be … Continue reading Why doesn’t God just make us to the right thing
The snow is falling and I am forgiven
Here in Michigan we are experiencing our first real snowfall. A little early even for us. But I love the first snowfall of the season as it so reminds me of Isaiah 1:18, "my sins once scarlet, are washed white as now." At this stage of my Christian walk, my "sins" are far more subtle. … Continue reading The snow is falling and I am forgiven
I want to be sure you understand, I get it.
I want to be sure that when I write about depression (and will also be including this in my book), that you understand that I know we are all living different lives. I was just at my daughter's for Halloween. Her and her husband work full-time. They have two young boys, one is ten, the … Continue reading I want to be sure you understand, I get it.
How gratitude prompts joy.
How are you doing today? We are heading to our daughter's for Halloween. I help pass out candy and my husband goes out with the daughter and son-in-law and takes the little 'uns trick or treating. This year the weather is supposed to be awful, rain, snow, and cold. Oh, well, can't change the weather, … Continue reading How gratitude prompts joy.