Don’t Bury Your Talent!

Don’t Bury Your Talent!   “For it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted to them his property. To one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. Then he went away.  He who had received the five talents went…

Jehovah Jireh – Jesus Carries

Jehovah Jireh – Jesus Carries “Then Abraham lifted his eyes and looked, and there behind him was a ram caught in a thicket by its horns. So Abraham went and took the ram, and offered it up for a burnt offering instead of his son. And Abraham called the name of the place, ‘The-Lord-Will-Provide;’ as…

Waiting in Wonder

Waiting in Wonder I love to inspire others and reach out to help others. I have always wanted to share my experiences and to bless the people around me. Back in January 2013 I began praying about my purpose in life and asking God to give me direction in regards to this question. I recorded…

A New Leg of My Journey

A New Leg of My Journey Twenty five years ago chemotherapy looked so very different than it does now. This was before nausea medicine, before steroid injections, before platelet shots.  Back then most blood transfusions were not scanned for HIV and most drugs were experimental. Treatment with chemo often took a patient to the brink…

Drowning Out the Noise with Stillness

Drowning Out the Noise with Stillness “Let be and be still, and know (recognize and understand) that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations! I will be exalted in the earth!” Psalm 46:10 AMP There is a lost art of “being still” that I believe we need to practice and understand more…

A Smile Instead of a Stare

A Smile Instead of a Stare By Ashly P. Ash Showing up with one leg missing and using crutches stands out when in public and in any gathering of people.  I would say that I “stick out like a sore thumb” but the reality is people do not even really see a sore thumb! Over…

Stages of Grief in Inner Healing

Grieving is a critical part of inner healing.  Whenever we have a loss of any kind we must take time to grieve through that loss rather than circumvent it.  Most therapists agree on grief being a five step process. I recommend recognizing this process not only in death but in life changes, healing from codependency,…

Where There is a Will There is a Way – A Story Behind the Story

Many people look at my life and assume since I have survived cancer and survived amputation that life continues on as normal for me.  I often am asked “and now you are ok?” with a swift nod of affirmation before I can even answer.  Many people do not understand or even realize that life as…