“Who are you, anyway?” Have you ever been asked that question? If so, what kind of answer did you give? Well, uh, I’m just a person. I don’t do anything really significant. I write a bit and – oh yeah, I’m a Christian. I try and help out at church when I can, but I’m … More When I Am Weak, I Am Strong
The first time I visited Las Vegas, I was 21 years-old. My husband and I arranged to fly down from Seattle to meet his older sister. She had boasted to us about how cheap the food was (a complete filet mignon dinner for around $5.00), plus low-priced hotel rooms at fancy resorts! I wondered how … More Evil – Or Just Evil To Me?
JOY. A simple 3-letter word that’s easy to say, yet hard to hang onto sometimes, right? In spite of knowing that God has the COVID virus firmly in His grasp, I find at times I’m still letting that elusive 3-letter word slip from my focus. I had always loved being at home – and usually … More Consider … Joy
I love to hear birds chirping. In the early mornings I’ll often open my window so I can hear their sweet songs. It’s the most beautiful symphony ever! It delights me and gives me such joy. They sound so happy and carefree. Or I’ll find myself staring out the window watching the bigger birds fly … More Look At The Birds
Ready … Set … Go! I’m sure that’s how this young man felt as he was finishing up high school. He was set to enter a top-notch college, and then onto one of the best law schools. After all, his father was a partner at a well known law firm in the city. He was … More It’s All About How You Finish
Okay, I’ll come right out and admit it. My husband and I are sci-fi and adventure movie buffs. We love the chaos and fast-moving action. We sit, and totally veg out. And, we also at times laugh hysterically. Those movies to us are basically mindless, and quite frankly that’s why we go see them. We … More Standing For Jesus In A World Gone Mad
The past couple weeks have been a little mind-blowing. It never ceases to amaze me how when you feel your life is plugging along just fine, God decides to shake things up a bit. And usually in ways you never thought of! Seasons in life (Ecclesiastes 3:1-8). Each of us go through them. Sometimes they’re … More Examining … Well, Me
What are your secrets? I know you have some. Upon completing my last post Marred Yet Perfect, I’ve been thinking about stuff. Stuff I just wrote about, but other stuff too. My secret stuff. However no matter how good I think I am at withholding my secrets, there is One Person who knows absolutely everything … More Nothing Hidden That’s Not Laid Bare
Who are you? Many of us tend to look at our past mess-ups and failures and think we can never be good enough. Questions flood through our mind like the following: I’m unlikable because … I’m the way I am because… I’m a failure because… I’m ugly because… I’m a loser because… Can I just … More Marred Yet Perfect
Continuing on with my series of Becoming What I Came To Be, another trait that took me years to learn was the fine art of forgiveness. When you experience hurt after hurt, the last thing you want to think about is forgiving those who hurt you! So was my life. As I have mentioned previously, my … More Forgiveness – Why Should I?