A book¹ I once read quoted this verse, “Those who believe in the Son of God have a testimony of God in them.”² Our testimonies or stories are unique. God wants us to be intentional about sharing them. Mine is about how a church lady became a Christian. This may sound a bit backwards. At the same time, you may relate.
It was a rainy week when Bean, our dog and I, went for a walk. We came to a patch of mud. In the worst way Bean wanted to roll in it. As soon as he went for it I picked him up and said, “No.” This wasn’t enough to convince him. He headed right for the mud a second time. Again, I picked him up and said, “No!” The moment I put him down, he began to pull me all the way home. I had to run to keep up.
Dear Friend — I love to hear the word “Yes!” When asking God for something everyone loves to hear “Yes.” Sometimes though, God’s answer is “Wait” or “No.” But all three answers are good, simply Continue reading “Answers to Prayer”
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”
I come from a family of squeaky clean tea teetotalers. The coronavirus has made me think of my grandmother. She was affected by the flu epidemic of 1918, impacting 500 million people worldwide Continue reading “Family Storytelling”
Christmas for some is a difficult time of year. If you are having a hard time remember God is the God who sees. He sees your deep despair. God is the God who hears. He hears you crying out. Even if time goes by never doubt. God sees you. Continue reading “He Sees You When You’re Sleeping”
What I learned from a friend struggling with her identity
I became friends with someone who struggled with lesbianism. She along with her husband came to a book study my husband and I led. It was through this study we became friends. We also went to the same church. Continue reading “Friends Who Struggle”
Attention Deficit Disorder and Learning Disabilities
I had trouble in school growing up. I have Attention Deficit Disorder, not Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, but ADD. In other words, I am easily distracted but not hyper-active. Besides ADD I also have learning disabilities. Continue reading “Childhood School Issues”
In a former post I wrote that it doesn’t take long to realize that blogging brings real temptations. If you don’t watch out blogging hazards can entrap you. If you are like me, in spite your best efforts Continue reading “Help! I’m Addicted – part 2”
I have fought insomnia for a long time. It took years to learn how to fight back. The following suggestions come from years of battling with sleeplessness. I sincerely hope this helps someone sleep better tonight. Continue reading “Why Can’t I Sleep?”
It has been a romantic notion of mine to live in a tiny house or a travel trailer for part of the year. When I think of downsizing, what I could eliminate comes to mind. In other words, what is most important for my survival? Continue reading “Ten Things I can’t live without”