Lately I have been finding that mentally I feel like I am still in my 30’s with lots of time for life plans. Then I either stop and think about my actual age, or I’m carded, for what seems almost anything now, and it hits me like a ton of bricks. I’m moving along in … Continue reading Time
A message I never expected to see.
Recently my older brother has come back in my life. He’s 18 years older and has his own issues with our mother and other things. I was sad about the situation but was starting to accept it was how things were going to be in life. Things seem genuinely different this time. So a few … Continue reading A message I never expected to see.
Reflecting Just me getting out this week during lunch to enjoy the nice weather and think about the future. I have allowed others to get me to doubt myself and no longer have self confidence that I once had. I want it back! There are going to be changes in this new year. No longer … Continue reading Changes
Make it a good day!
Hope everyone is having a good day.
Today starts 100 days since I have smoked a cigarette. Frankly, I am amazed that I have reached this point. I had expected a hard fight and relapse from stressful situations. Except in the beginning where I would equate certain activities with smoking, it hasn’t been that hard on me physically. It was mostly mental … Continue reading 100 Days
As we gather to celebrate Thanksgiving today, remember the meaning is to give thanks for the blessings and people in our lives. Be thankful! If you’re reading this, you woke up another day and are breathing. When you gather with family today, instead of pointing out all of what you believe is negative in your … Continue reading Be Thankful!
A day of little adventure
I took today off from work. My elderly mother had an appointment with an eye specialist in Nofolk and I didn’t see the point in driving twenty miles to work for a few hours only to drive another twenty home, pick her up and put another forty some miles on top of that. I did … Continue reading A day of little adventure
As the world bows to China…
Apple is complying with the regime in China to remove Quran and Bible apps from its App Store there – the latest effort to suppress religious activity in the communist country. Apple Censorship reported in a tweet that the apps, Quran Majeed and Bible App by Olive Tree, had been taken down. Chinese officials claim … Continue reading As the world bows to China…
“In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.” More often than not, it seems, the issues before us are too complex and troubling to understand. In this passage, Paul made it clear … Continue reading ROMANS 8:26
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” We don’t have to carry our concerns, worries, and fears in isolation. The Apostle Paul … Continue reading PHILIPPIANS 4:6