November Grateful

Day 12- Successful sales from Facebook Marketplace. I sold my Instant Pot. I sold it to a health care worker who was moving into a place with her family without financial help. We thanked each other for not be serial killers. (You know one is always leery of meeting strangers to sell items). Day 13- … Continue reading November Grateful

When the Healing Takes Time

God can heal in an instant or the healing takes place over a period of time. Jesus had the power to miraculously heal. However, in this passage, he chose to heal this blind man in stages. He showed us, healing may take time. I've been dealing with anxiety most of my life. I wanted to … Continue reading When the Healing Takes Time

In These Times of Great Anxiety

Credit: Artist-David Bowman At the beginning of March, I read an article about people hoarding toilet paper and paper towels due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The virus had not reached The States quite yet. I decided to prepare for it during my scheduled monthly trip to Costco. I arrived at Costco at their opening time … Continue reading In These Times of Great Anxiety

How to Manage Anxious Thoughts

“We destroy thoughts and every lofty opinion raised against the knowledge of God and take every thought captive to obey Christ.” 2 Corinthians 10:5 What do you do with your thoughts in times of uncertainty? Are they helpful or harmful? Unfortunately, my thoughts have been unhealthy. Those anxious thoughts affect me mentally and physically. I … Continue reading How to Manage Anxious Thoughts

Spike-What My Dog Taught Me About Regret

“However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me—the task of testifying to the good news of God’s grace.” Acts 20:24   Spike was the name of our dog.  We were blessed to have Spike for 15 … Continue reading Spike-What My Dog Taught Me About Regret

No Sin is Hidden from The Lord

“There is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed or hidden that will not be made known.” Luke 12:2 There is a small pleasure of not getting into trouble when I should.  I feel it when I perform the California rolling stop when driving.  But the Sheriff behind me is looking for someone else, so … Continue reading No Sin is Hidden from The Lord

You Just Never Know

“Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgement.” John 7:24 Everyday, we are in contact with the public. Sometimes we have pleasant interactions. Other times we do not (especially when we drive). In the times the interaction is unpleasant you just wonder, “Geez, what is wrong with them?” In my neighborhood, I have … Continue reading You Just Never Know

Don’t Leave out a Welcome Mat for the Enemy

“...And give no opportunity to the devil.”  Ephesians 4:27   Most of us know to avoid the outright immoral things in life.  However, the enemy uses little things to catch us off guard.  Those little things open the door to the enemy and we soon see how immorality has crept into our lives.   One … Continue reading Don’t Leave out a Welcome Mat for the Enemy