Tag Archive | Christ

Little Blessings

Little Blessings The last two years have been pretty hard on us. We had the worst Winter I’ve seen since I moved to this beautiful rural town in 2007. With that weather came an onslaught of problems that we didn’t expect. Beside more emergency room visits for Rich, I was diagnosed with several other problems […]

Where Do You Find It?

Where do You Find It? It’s not in your closet or under your bed. You won’t find it in the kitchen, living room, bedroom or den. You will be wasting your time and energy if you go looking in the attic, down in the basement, or in the trunk of the car. It is not […]

Christmas

Christmas Three times I have tried to write an article for Christmas and three times I have deleted it because it centered around my depression, the loss of loved ones and the memories of Christmas’s that weren’t good. I had to slap myself on the hands, sit back, take a deep breath and do some […]

So This is Christmas

In some homes, there are brightly lit trees with flashy ornaments and a pile of gifts sitting underneath waiting to be opened. Some families travel to the homes of other family members and celebrate in another state and so they don’t put up a tree. Many people are out at the stores, rushing around to […]

Christ Follower

Christ Follower I read an article, either yesterday or the day before, where a woman getting ready to visit another country was advised not say she was a “Christian”, but to instead say she was a “Christ Follower”. Of course, in searching for the article today, I cannot find it. I think she said that […]

Irritations, Simple Things and Possessions

June 25, 2017 – Irritations We all get irritated from time to time. Sometimes it is just a noise that seems to grind on us, give us a headache or just persist so long we get tired of it. Maybe it’s an irritating habit some one has like talking over you, gritting their teeth or […]

Disappointments, Between a Rock and a Hard Spot, and Training my Thoughts

May 8, 2017 – Disappointments Life has no guarantees. We can plan, we can pray, we can hope, but very seldom does it turn out exactly as we want it to. I’ve had a lot of disappointments in my life and I have to had to face the cold, hard fact that there will probably […]