Last night our beloved 4 lb Chihuahua came up to us and within mere minutes she transformed from the bundle of love that we knew into an unresponsive and dying dog. She was only eight, but an exploding tumor or aneurysm took her from us suddenly. Having no children, it is a loss that IContinue reading “God IS.”
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Fear Not: Letting the Leaves Fall
As we morph from summer into fall, the transition comes so naturally to many of us. Black teas give way to chai and chocolate, citrus to pumpkin spice, and vibrant greens and blues retreat to give yellows, oranges, and reds prominence. The question “do I need a sweater,” looms in the back of our mindsContinue reading “Fear Not: Letting the Leaves Fall”
The Tricky Troll that Takes a Toll
Grief is a funny old thing. Like an ornery old troll lurking behind his white hair and droopy eyelids but ready to spark a little mischief and trickery at the first opportunity. Just when you think you are over something and ready to move forward, suddenly, grief appears and you are thrown back into theContinue reading “The Tricky Troll that Takes a Toll”
“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.” Proverbs 13:12 Hope Deferred The verse above hit me like a ton of bricks. Now, I GET it. So many years I have heard this verse preached as a form of medicine to treat depression or hard times. Even moreContinue reading “Implementing Hope”
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;’ asContinue reading “Jehovah Jireh – Jesus Carries”
Shaking and Strenghtening of 2014
God has known from the very beginning what this journey would be for me. And so much has changed this year. It has been a year of shaking just as He promised.
Crutchprints in the Sand’s New Leg
Hello dear friends and followers! It may seem as if I have simply dropped off the face of the earth (or internet) as of late. In reality my new leg has been quite a journey for me and one full of ups and downs! Back in July I received my newest leg which costs overContinue reading “Crutchprints in the Sand’s New Leg”
Waiting to Live?
Waiting to Live? Lately I have felt led to volunteer at a local Retirement Home. I have been playing piano for the retirees and then visiting with them after. Nearly every resident that I speak to seems to feel the harsh reality that end of life care can bring. The reality that there really seemsContinue reading “Waiting to Live?”