I started a new Bible reading plan recently that is chronological. Oddly enough, it started with Genesis 1. (If the humor in that statement escapes you please drink more coffee.) There was this temptation to just blow right through those first few chapters of Genesis, after all, I’ve read it before.
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. (James 5:16 NIV) Five years ago I was in a hospital waiting room, patiently waiting for my surgery to begin. It should have started hours ago,
Life…it is beautiful in so many ways. There truly is beauty all around if we just open our eyes to see it. While there are many beautiful things in life, it can also throw us some serious curveballs, leaving us in dark valleys. Even this life of faith! Without a doubt, the biggest life event […]
Exactly three years ago, I could barely get out of bed. Each tear that soaked my pillow represented the hopes and dreams that died along with my 26-year marriage. The once vibrant dreams of dancing with my husband at my children’s weddings or celebrating our 50th anniversary dissolved into […]
Boy, I used to have a ton of energy. I could get up early, work at the hospital all day, exercise, and stay up all night playing games or wallpapering the kitchen until dawn. I was still like that after birthing 2 children with the energy and mindset of a genetic mashup between Mary Poppins, […]