My Mother Wasn't Perfect, but She Was Mine

A few days past Mother’s day and I’m still thinking about my mom. She’s been gone for 16 years and not a day goes by without a thought of  her. And, when I think of her, I think of the plan and work of God. Why? Because my mother and I had a very difficult...
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Longing for God in the Middle

It’s been a long time since I’ve logged into my blog. Three months to be exact. Twelve weeks and a string of days since I have posted anything.  What do you say when you are just slugging through the grind of  medical issues and frequent discouragement? And, though I...
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The door of hope

“Of course you’ll encounter trouble, But behold a God of power who can take any evil and turn it into a door of hope.”      Catherine Marshall I haven’t blogged for a long time. It’s been four months since I was diagnosed with breast cancer. My mind,...
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Seeking to Devour

My last blog post was about fear. Something I have had to come face to face with since I was diagnosed with breast cancer on June 19th. We all know about fear.The thoughts that creep up on us that cause us to live in the What If? place. Fear is one of the tactics of the enemy of...
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Living UP! in the Hard Times

Life. It’s often hard, always a gift, sometimes quite unpredictable. Yet in the middle of our life situations God is with us. As we follow Him, the journey of life, whether good or bad, becomes a sacred one–set apart for His will and His glory. If we could...
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The Holy Days of Christmas

Deck the halls with boughs of holly…fa. la. la. la.la. I love Christmas music, but I have been around long enough to know that the happy lyrics often don’t match the place we find ourselves in. While we are trying to cram an old fashioned Christmas into our crooked...
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