Tag Archives: the journey

Pace Yourself

I want to get back “in the race” now- but it may take six months to year. The reason why: nerve damage and back surgery which has kept me pretty close to home and is slow to heal. I want to be well now. (I always picture my granddaughter’s book, The Pout Pout Fish, when …

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Is everything sad going to become untrue?” Prayers for Oklahoma

Is everything sad going to become untrue?” A few years ago my husband, Larry, read Tim Keller’s book ‘The Reason for God’ and I wanted to share some of his thoughts from the book on suffering as it relates to the joy of heaven. In light of the recent tornadic devastation in Oklahoma, I think …

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Do You Know What Time It Is?

It is amazing how losing one hour of sleep can affect us!  For many of us it has been a week that started with one less hour of sleep and for the most part, no one prepares in advance for that.  We walk around exhausted for several days. It’s not like we didn’t know it …

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Looking at “both sides” of me

“When he came back to his disciples, he found them sound asleep. He said to Peter, “Can’t you stick it out with me a single hour? Stay alert; be in prayer so you don’t wander into temptation without even knowing you’re in danger. There is a part of you that is eager, ready for anything …

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Simply Be Yourself

“But if you’re content to simply be yourself, your life will count for plenty.” Simply be yourself: easier said than done! Especially in today’s world where movie stars go back to size zero four months after having a baby and “more is better” or  ‘go for the gusto” and ‘keeping up with the Jones” and …

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