I'm so sick of TV! It seems like there is a real shortage of wholesome shows and movies to watch. Last year, while recovering from an illness, I spent a lot of time binge watching TV. I didn't have much energy, so this is what I did to occupy my time and my mind. I... Continue Reading →
Life requires us to change priorities. I have had to change and adjust my priorities because I cannot do what I used to do. I feel like I'm under house arrest sometimes. My shackles are my body. When I do go out I seem to have a timer that goes off inside my body that... Continue Reading →
With the political upheaval going on in our country it's easy to get discouraged and think the worst in our country. Right, Left, blah blah blah. I just get tired of it. Sometimes I wait until I'm just so worried sick about an issue before I bring it to God. I finally prayed. Prayer: I... Continue Reading →
Moms face many concerns raising their children. Her job is to keep them safe, clothed and fed. Sounds simple enough but we all know it's a huge job. A mom's heart is stretched in a zillion ways during the growing up years. But I think one of the hardest periods of time is when a... Continue Reading →
Health dictates how we live our life. This year both my husband and I have had to take a closer look at the way we eat. In September, we made a huge change to a high fat/low carb way of eating. Since then, I have spent time learning and pouring over recipe sites coming up... Continue Reading →
One morning I complained to God that I have to wait a whole half hour after taking my medication before I can have my cup of coffee. In my mind, I heard the word fetish. I was taken aback. "What, me have a fetish?" I had to look up the word. Meaning #2 in the dictionary said, "an inanimate object worshiped for its supposed magical powers or because it is considered to be inhabited by a spirit." I heard Him whisper gently to my heart, "You cannot serve two masters. If I took this away, you would begrudge me. Your heart isn't really even open to stop right now." Read more on my blog.
Our Christmas Story: For many years Christmas was the same. We celebrated with the same people and didn't divert from the same traditions. Life changes, however. For example: kids move out, relatives move away or pass on and job requirements change. My Heart's Cry is for us to remember God is writing the story with us....
We really love each other! However, as you know, individual weaknesses affect our marriage. Sometimes I feel stuck because my spouse is unable to move. I've also heard friends share this same tension in their families. They were stuck just like my husband and I are stuck. It is actually painful. It's painful to watch... Continue Reading →
I start my week by bringing my concerns to God. This particular week I was weighed down with remembering what didn't go well last week. For example: I raised my voice when my daughter gave me a sassy reply and I didn't do well providing nutritious meals for my family. These failures weighed heavily on... Continue Reading →