Yes, I am in a Relationship

“Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith…”  Hebrews 12:2 Growing up I was so afraid of hell, that I actually wished I’d never been born. Daily, I was tormented with the thought of the rapture, and being left behind.   I knew God’s promises but for some reason they didn’t apply to me.  It…

What If You Could Pick?

In this life change is inevitable. From the moment we wake to the setting of the sun, our bodies and emotions continue to evolve. One could argue that we possess the power to alter the severity of these changes through prayer, meditation, exercise, and diet; however, this one thing is certain: we cannot stop change….

What’s in the Suitcase?

The Challenge:  Write a story about the suitcase sitting on the train tracks in exactly 99 words! “What’s in the suitcase, Ralph?” “Well now, ain’t that the million dollar question?”  Ralph smirked. Dopey was jumping up and down, anxious to find out.  “Uh…what’s in the suitcase, Ralph?”   Ralph succinctly cut his eyes to Dopey.  Dopey…

Siren’s Song…A Haiku

Indigo amiss Chasm to fathoms below Sea’s eternal bliss. Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille Challenge:  Cooling Down Word of the Day:  Lullaby Daily Addiction:  Infinite FOWC with Fandango:  Unknown RDP:  Whisper

How About Those Bulbs!

Daily Proverb:  If you are too lazy to plow in the right season, you will have no food at the harvest. Today’s proverb reminds me of my bulb story.  (true story) I had high hopes for the bulbs I held in my hands.  As I went to the register to pay for my treasures I…

Nuggets of Wisdom

I thought it would be interesting to start a series from Solomon’s book of Proverbs.  What is a proverb?  Well according to the NLT Bible,  “A proverb is a short, concise sentence that conveys moral truth.”   To paraphrase, a proverb is a nugget of wisdom, and when used makes our life better.  Knowledge is good,…

But…I Really Want to Eat It

This morning I got up, stepped on the scale and said, “Why is this happening to me!” I have been very diligent in exercising.  Most days I run/walk 5 miles a day.  My weekly goal is to do at least 25 miles per week. Since I’ve been on this regime I’ve lost a tad over…

True Love

It’s not what you say. It’s not how you say it. True love is what you do. Doing…the truest of love…expressed. ***   “If we love each other, God lives in us, and his love has been brought to full expression through us.  (I John 4:11)

Leaving Our Comfort Zones

Mountains of faith rise from the valleys of failure.   –Mart Dehann Don’t hate your failures, learn from them. This looks good on paper, but let’s face it, most of us hate failure.  I know I do.  I’m pretty tolerant of other people’s failure…it’s mine that I despise. Failure is embarrassing, and what if people laugh…

Remember What I Have Told You

Sometimes it’s just too easy to forget, and the older I get the more this becomes my super-power. I feel confident my friends over fifty can relate…hmmm…unless, of course, they have forgotten how often they forget. It’s true, I walk into a room and forget my reason for being there.  I stand blank-eyed, trying to…