Satan loves to remind me of all the mistakes that I have made, and I have made a ton of mistakes. I still cringe at all my mistakes, when I was younger. I still make mistakes each day. I sin. I ask God to forgive me and help me to do better each day. I… Continue reading How Does God See Me?
I have been reflecting on the last year. Honestly, it is like a sad little party. Last August, my mom was diagnosed with a brian tumor and died on Christmas Day. My father had died 5 years earlier on Christmas Eve. Lately, I have been feeling anxious and overwhelmed. I have every right to mourn… Continue reading The Lord Knows Those Who Are His
My social media feed is filled with thoughts on going back to school, learning virtually, daycare, sports, and homeschooling during this Covid-19 pandemic. Strong opinions abound on each topic. It is overwhelmingly to read all the thoughts and opinions. When I get overwhelmed, I turn to God and ask, “God what do you want me… Continue reading Teach Your Children About God
This morning, our Pastor addressed the death of George Floyd. I am so glad that he talked about it. In my heart, I hate racism, but I was afraid that I would say the wrong thing or the sentiments in my heart would not be fully expressed in my words. My heart has been aching… Continue reading We Have To Pray For Our Country
Good morning! Everyone is off of work and school to honor Martin Luther King Jr. today. My favorite part of his speech is that he has a dream that his children will be judged by the content of their character, not their skin color. "I have a dream that my four little children will one… Continue reading Walk Away From People That Do Not Honor God
As the New Year starts, I pray that I will use the gifts God has given me for his good will. Do you know your gift? I am a 40 something and still not sure of my gifts. This year, I really want to serve God and let go of all that separates me from… Continue reading A New Year To Discover Your Gift
Happy New Year! We are going to ring in 2020 at midnight tonight. In 2020, I want to: Turn grief into happiness Treasure the people that love me, instead on dwelling on those that I have lost My time on earth is limited, create memories with friends and loved ones to treasure and hold close… Continue reading Welcome 2020!
This year has not gone as planned. In August, I was shocked when my mom was diagnosed with Stage 4 Glioblastoma Cancer, a brain tumor. She had brain surgery, radiation and chemo pills. My family has visited her a few times every week since her diagnosis. She started out positive. Each week, she declined physically… Continue reading Imagining a Majestic Christmas in Heaven with Angels Singing
I hope that all my American friends had a great Thanksgiving yesterday. I hope that everyone reading this today has many reasons to be thankful. Over the past year, I have been getting closer to God. The closer I get to God, the more thankful I am that God is so, so good. Everything good… Continue reading God Fights For Us
Thanksgiving is less than a week away. Then, Christmas will be here before we know it. I love this time of year. I love being reminded of God's goodness and the reasons that I have to be thankful. I am thankful for a home and employment. I am thankful for my family and God. I… Continue reading Thankful For God’s Goodness