Archive | December 2016

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Fighting Back, Reading, and Christmas

December 23, 2016 – Fighting Back I’ve watched so many people just give up. Bogged down by illness, disease and depression, they just withdraw from life, living in their little box, not looking out at the world. Pain, prescription side effects, the feeling that no one understands what they are going through, the feeling that […]

Hallelujah, God isn’t Finished with Me Yet, Keeping Christ in Christmas

December 20, 2016 – Hallelujah There is a video that has gone viral. It is of a 10 year old girl singing a beautiful rendition of Hallelujah. I listened to it twice and brought tears to my eyes. Her voice is so beautiful and she just stands there and sings it. She doesn’t make a […]

Waking Up, Winter and Family

December 17, 2016 – Waking Up There are some mornings when I wake up that I just want to curl up and go back to sleep. I’m just so warm and cozy under the blankets, just so comfortable that I don’t want to move, but I swing my feet to the floor, stand up and […]

December 15, 2016 – Levels When you play a video game, you try to beat one level and advance to the next, trying to get to the highest level you can. Life is very similar to this. We go through many different levels as we grow, mature and learn. There is the baby/toddler level, the […]

Pay it Forward, Unexpected Blessings, People Who Care and Sincerity

December 10, 2016 – Pay it Forward When I moved to this small, rural town, I was completely starting over. I had a job and a company car, but other than that all I had were my clothes, stuffed in large, black garbage bags and my computer and printer for work. I brought no furniture, […]

  December 7, 2016 – Waiting on God Isaiah 40:31 But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint. Years ago, I was the most impatient person I knew. When something needed […]

Confusion, Shelter from the Storm, and Tough Times

December 4, 2016 – Confusion We all get confused at times. Sometimes our day is so busy that we get twisted around and get confused about what we need to do next. I’ve learned to try to plan my days, trying not to do too much in one day, but there are times when there […]