Feeling Stuck or Shut-in?: We are Prisoners of Hope!

[Return to Your Fortress] I have a dream.  (I know, I know, this isn't an original way to begin, but nonetheless it’s true.) I have a dream to get organized and keep our home clean. (I’ll admit it--this is one of my more pathetic dreams.) Fortunately, on-going health challenges, and God’s will for my husband … Continue reading Feeling Stuck or Shut-in?: We are Prisoners of Hope!

The Third Times The Charm (Don’t give up!)

[Don't weary of doing good] They say that cat’s don't listen, however, I know from experience that this isn't true. They're stubborn, but they do pay attention to your tone and gestures. They even learn.  Infact, they're quite curious and intelligent critters. Recently we weren't able to get to the pet store before closing time, … Continue reading The Third Times The Charm (Don’t give up!)

Sunshine Blogger Award: An Uplifting Surprise

It truly was an unexpected and uplifting surprise to receive this award from Tina Suiagan of "The Open Concavity"  Thank you so much Tina, and of course God who orchestrates it all. "Every good and perfect gift is from above, down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows." --James 1:17 … Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award: An Uplifting Surprise

Bring it On!: The Power of Encouragement

[Though I sit in darkness, the Lord will be my light] Monday morning I received some pleasant surprises: words of encouragement and a Sunshine Blogger nomination (I'll be doing a separate post to address this very kind and encouraging nomination.) I don't know if these sweet people have any idea how much their acts of kindness … Continue reading Bring it On!: The Power of Encouragement