Category Archives: GOD

these mountains you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb…

Being a child of the USA I have taken on certain attitudes, even when I didn’t realize it.  Growing up in the Southwest solidified those attitudes even more. Attitudes like…”if you want something done right, you’ve got to do it … Continue reading

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Facing Thanksgiving with Forgiveness in my heart…

Being an older woman,  I really don’t consider many of my experiences unique to the world.   The Bible tells us in Ecclesiastes that “there is nothing new under the sun”.  I believe that we all struggle with the same issues … Continue reading

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Venting today about “jerks” in Christian service…

I have heard it said that spouses take on their partner’s offenses. I guess you would say that I am guilty!  And, honestly, I don’t really think it is a bad thing to be guilty of this.  After all, when … Continue reading

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Beauty for ashes, it’s as simple as that…

I have been feeling somewhat apathetic about the things that Mr. Joe and I have been passionate about for many years!   I have still been thinking about the future but the things that I used to want are drifting away … Continue reading

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Letting go and dancing a swirly twirly God dance with Him

Have you ever loved something or someone so much that you could not bring yourself to let go of it or them? How about yourself? Have you ever found that you loved yourself and the power that you have over … Continue reading

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What I did (this time) when I felt like giving up….

I have been working through some things over the last few weeks.  Current things. First of all, about 3 weeks ago I finally faced the fact that I was really “burnt out”.  I had been trying to do too much.  … Continue reading

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the measure of a man

Some may think it is rather cryptic to be thinking of these things, but… Being on the cusp of the final season of my life I think about them, Drawing in on the final chapters, the second half of the … Continue reading

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