First Poke | Covid-19 Vaccine

I got my Covid-19 shot 😷

Last Saturday I got my first Covid-19 vaccination. The clinic was set up like an assembly line in the basement of a medical center. After getting vaccinated my husband and I sat down to wait 15 minutes before we could leave. On the walls were two large digital clocks. We watched them while we waited.

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First the Virus then the Flood

What I learned going through a flood

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Torrential Rains of May 17 – 18, 2020.

Hi Friend — This has been quite a year. First, one child had serious health problems. Second, the other had serious personal issues. Then covid-19 hit. During covid-19 came the flood. And it is only May! Continue reading “First the Virus then the Flood”

Our Dear Loco Governor

Another post inspired by the Coronavirus

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Michigan Governor Whitmer

Hi Friend — Well, she’s done it again. Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has extended Michigan’s stay-at-home order another two weeks. Michiganders must now stay home until May 28. We will actually be at ho Continue reading “Our Dear Loco Governor”

Rainy Days & Mondays

You’re human. It’s OK

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Rainy Days

Dear Friend – Do rainy days and Mondays get you down?¹ How does “being down” fit with being a Christian? This blog is named BeYeGlad! Rest assured I’m not Pollyannaish. Being a Christian isn’t all swe Continue reading “Rainy Days & Mondays”

Good News | Covid-19

Inspiring stories in discouraging times

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Spring is the season of hope. Amidst the disheartening coronavirus news there is good news. The following are some inspiring stories that will help encouraging you in otherwise discouraging times. Continue reading “Good News | Covid-19”

Assault Rifles at Political Rallies

Coronavirus random thoughts – 4

man wearing jacket carrying a gunLast week, just before 5pm, we received an emergency announcement from the Governor of Michigan. It came as three loud beeps on our cell phones. Scared us to death Continue reading “Assault Rifles at Political Rallies”

Why a Loving God Allows Suffering

More questions from coronavirus

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Why does a loving God allow suffering? Inadvertently, a past post answered this question, at least in part. To begin with it must be understood that people, not God, are the source of suffering. God created a perfect world. The first man and woman though warned, disobeyed God.1 The result of this choice brought suffering, misery and pain to their world and ours.

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Is God Judging Us?

Questions about the Coronavirus

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While praying for the sick and infected this thought came to me, “What if the COVID-19 virus is the judgment of God on the nations?” Is it God’s will to heal and help? To sustain bodies and spirits? Continue reading “Is God Judging Us?”