Psalms

Is Your Soul in the “Abode of Silence”?

January 18, 2016

Sometimes life throws us into the “abode of silence.” When unexplainable things happen, it can feel like you are all alone. As a grieving mom, I have come to accept these hours or days when losing Austin is simply too much to bear. There are days when my soul feels like this picture – dark, silent, alone … Read moreIs Your Soul in the “Abode of Silence”?

Praying Sheep?

June 1, 2015

“The best way to keep the enemy out is to keep Christ in.  The sheep need not be terrified by the wolf; they have but to keep close to the shepherd.  It is not the praying sheep Satan fears, but the presence of the shepherd.”  ~A.W. Tozer It is not the praying sheep that Satan … Read morePraying Sheep?

Are You “Not Quite Right”?

May 12, 2015

The coffee bin in this picture is not quite right.  The lid that is supposed to keep our coffee air tight doesn’t quite get the job done.  Why don’t I buy a new one?  Because … before Austin died, he snuck this item into the grocery cart one day. When I asked him about it, … Read moreAre You “Not Quite Right”?

3 Reasons to Change Your “Boss”

May 4, 2015

Maybe your boss is like Steve Carell from “The Office” ~ funny, incompetent, easy to manipulate… Or maybe your boss is like Kevin Spacey in “House of Cards” ~ self-serving, corrupt, controlling… Or, maybe your boss a woman like Meryl Streep in “The Devil Wears Prada” ~ forceful, demanding, demeaning … Or maybe your boss is awesome … Read more3 Reasons to Change Your “Boss”

Are You Surrounded? Maybe It’s Time to Surrender.

April 14, 2015

Do you remember when you were a kid and you would crouch down to get a closer look at something that caught your eye?  Or maybe you now have kids of your own and they are always slowing you down by stopping to look, pick something up, touch something you were passing by. The photo … Read moreAre You Surrounded? Maybe It’s Time to Surrender.

Funky Friday ~ Tame my Tongue? Moderate my Mouth?

March 20, 2015

Is it important to watch what we say?  Should we moderate what comes out of our mouth?  A few of my recent posts have dealt with how we can decide to use our words to help situations (spread the honey) or stir up more disagreement among others (stir the pot).  So, for your “Funky Friday” Bible … Read moreFunky Friday ~ Tame my Tongue? Moderate my Mouth?

Mighty Monday ~ What to do When Life Gives You a Sucker Punch ~ Part 1

March 16, 2015

This is a picture of me being goofy at our family reunion last summer.  The question I get asked most often is, “how do you do it?”  You see, at this reunion we would be missing my brother, Jeff, who died in a car accident in 1989, when he was 23.  And, more recently, in 2008, … Read moreMighty Monday ~ What to do When Life Gives You a Sucker Punch ~ Part 1