The older I get, the more I realize how much healing is needed in our world. I have also learned there are many ways to heal. There is also a difference between healing and being cured. Being cured means that whatever was ailing you has been removed permanently. Being healed can mean the same thing, but it also can mean that you are given the strength and understanding to handle what you…
I read a story once about a man who caught a caterpillar and put it in a jar with some twigs and leaves. Eventually, as caterpillars do, it made a cocoon around itself. The man watched it as the weeks went by, then one day he noticed a crack in the cocoon. He kept watching it each day, noticing a little progress now and then. At one point the encased butterfly had it legs out through the…
This hasn’t been a good week, at all. Last week was so much better and I think I would like to turn back the clock and get a do over.
I could say it’s a matter of perspective. It probably is but that is not how it seems. I struggle with Major Depression and even though I am on some good medication, I still have to struggle.
I don’t like that word “struggle”. I like better the idea that…
Some of you might agree that being a grandparent gives you the right to talk about your grandchild anytime you want. It just so happens that I have something to share about Samantha that applies to today’s theme:
“Hear us Lord”
When Sammie was between 2 and 3 years old, she picked up on the pet names her parents called each other. She also learned their first names.
When she wanted her mother to…
An amazing article written by a friend, almost everyone will identify with these words!
Originally posted on Must Be This Tall To Ride:
Something interesting happens during the game.
The counting begins: “One! Two! Three!…”
And we all run, run, run, trying to find that perfect hiding spot. It’s important to us that we find…
Frailty creeps through our blood
the young think they will live forever
never get really sick
but life is snuffed out in minutes
and others shed tears
grieving, become consumed by fear
fear is worse than frailty
Sometimes you can get stronger
But fear eats away at you
if you don’t shut it out
it will eat you alive