[There's a time for everything] Ever been somewhere you never wanted to be? (I mean this metaphorically.) Here's a great reason not to judge anyone: one day you may very well end up in their shoes, or rather, similar looking shoes anyways. Ever hit a wall? (Yep, more metaphor.) That's how I felt recently. I … Continue reading A Loving Kick in the Pants
[God is a sun and shield] When Spring arrived, the weather was often dull and dreary. I began dreading that this weather pattern might become a trend. I remember a few Summers that didn't feel like Summer at all. Constant grey days can wear on you, and a Summer that’s cool and gloomy feels almost … Continue reading Mostly Cloudy with a Chance of Begonias
[Honor your father and mother] Parents are an integral part of a child's life. Without a dad, who would show you what it is to love your family? From working hard to put food on the table, to teaching you how to ride a bike, fathers set an example that a child never forgets. Moms are no … Continue reading What it Means to be a Parent
[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!
[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!)