Praying for Friends: Vulnerability

Praying for friends sometimes makes you feel vulnerable. There is a marked difference in asking a friend how they are doing and what they are praying for. The latter is a much deeper thought. In fact, sometimes it's too deep to handle. If your friendship has become more superficial because of time or distance, knowing... Continue Reading →

Praying for Friends

Praying for friends is an important part of being a Christian woman. I have not always been very good at keeping up with this unless there was a big crisis in their lives. But what about praying for their weekly struggles or the day to day grief?This year I started a special prayer time for... Continue Reading →

Sick of TV

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 →

What are you looking at?

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 →

Fresh Start

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 →

Good Health,

For me, eating well is the key to my good health. I know that, so why do I stop eating healthy foods?Some days I don't eat fruits or vegetables at all. Instead, I choose easy, convenient, processed, carb-related foods. This tends to be a pattern  in my life.  One day I'm eating all the healthy... Continue Reading →

Enjoying Summer

It is a new season full of new opportunities! July is the only full month off school. It will get hot this month and stay hot for a couple of months.  In fact in Southern California it's going to be 112 degrees today.  Vacation Bible School and Kids Summer Camp are already over. Now's it's... Continue Reading →

Discouragment

I have heard so much discouragement lately and honestly, I've been discouraged too. I have been sick for the last couple of weeks. That's why I haven't posted. Whoever heard of getting strep throat in the Summer?  Well, I got it! It really zapped me of my energy. I had to sleep a lot while... Continue Reading →

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