They are Just Too Far Gone! Why Even Pray?

2 Thessalonians 1:11 “So we keep on praying for you, asking God to enable you to live the life worthy of his call. May he give you the power to accomplish all the good things your faith prompts you to do.” As a member of Al-Anon, and someone who has been to many speaker meetingsContinue reading “They are Just Too Far Gone! Why Even Pray?”

Let’s Be Reasonable, Teachable and Open Minded

1 Samuel 25:17 “Now then, know this and consider what you should do, for evil is (already) planned against our master and against all his household, but he is such a worthless and wicked man that one can not speak reasonably to him” Have you become so closed minded in an area of your lifeContinue reading “Let’s Be Reasonable, Teachable and Open Minded”

I Give Up, Just Leave Me Alone

Mathew 14:13 “When Jesus heard about John, He left there privately in a boat and went to a secluded place.But when the crowds heard of this they followed on foot from the cities.” Mathew 14:14 “When He went ashore, He saw a large crowd,and felt (profound) compassion for them and healed their sick.” I wonderContinue reading “I Give Up, Just Leave Me Alone”

But I Wanted That!!!

1 Chronicles 22:7 “My son, I had wanted to build a Temple to honor the name of the Lord my God. David told him.” King David wanted to build the temple. But God had told him that he could not build it. God said to David that it would be his son Solomon who wouldContinue reading “But I Wanted That!!!”

Being Content Through the Journey

Psalms 106:14 “but lusted intensely in the wilderness And tempted God(with their insistent desires) in the desert.” Do you test God’s patience?, or do you praise and worship Him? Do you remember all that He has done for you or do you just change the list of what you want, (insistent desires)? Let’s look atContinue reading “Being Content Through the Journey”

Looking For Someone to Blame

1 Samuel 30:5 &6 “David’s two wives, Ahinoam, from Jazreel and Abigail, the widow of Nabol from Carmel, were among the captured. David was now in great danger because all of his men were bitter about losing their sons and daughters, and they began to talk of stoning him. But David found strength in theContinue reading “Looking For Someone to Blame”


As I have said before I love warm and sunny weather. It ignites many of the things that I love to do, gardening, walking, bird watching and BBQing (ok, to be completely honest I mean eating bbq food) One part of my blessed life is my husband. He is my fix it guy when IContinue reading “YEAH FOR BBQ SEASON!”

Living Beyond Your Surroundings

2 Samuel 9:5 “Then King David sent word and had him brought from the house of Machir the son of Ammiel, from Lo-debar.” What does it mean to live beyond your surrounding? and how do you do it? Let’s look at the above scripture. It says that Kind David was sending for someone, that someoneContinue reading “Living Beyond Your Surroundings”

Who Cares That I am Crying?

Psalm 56:8 “You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle.You have recorded each one in your book.” 56:9(b) ‘This I know: God is on my side!” A year had passed since we moved to our rural home. When we made the move from suburbia to here, IContinue reading “Who Cares That I am Crying?”

God is the Business of Restoration

Psalm 71:20 &21-” You have allowed me to suffer much hardship, but you will restore me to life again and lift me up from the depths of the earth.” You will restore me to even greater honor and comfort me once again.” Here I was once again, back in the hospital, Dr’s speaking words thatContinue reading “God is the Business of Restoration”