Is there anything you want to do that someone has said to you that you can’t do it? Is there any harm in it for you or anyone else? No? Well then, is it something that will make you happy or simply bring joy? Yes? Do it. Don’t listen to those who have no courage… Continue reading Do What You Dare
Some grandmother's collect salt and pepper shakers, porcelain dolls, pace doilies, quilts, or china sets. My grandmother collected all of those things and more but the catch was it must have an owl on it. She collected all things owls. I asked her why she liked owls and she said, "A wise old owl lived… Continue reading Owls are Wise
The older I get the more I come to realize so much of life is beyond my control. What is in my control are my emotions, my reactions, and my choices. That’s all I got. The rest I leave to divine intervention.
It’s difficult sometimes to determine what is just enough. How much time is enough to do a task? How much food is enough to feed a family? How much paint is enough to make art? How much money is enough to pay all the bills? One thing I can promise you that is enough is… Continue reading Just enough
Being a human #117 Find truth and stand on it. Don’t let anyone push you off. Don’t sugar coat it. Don’t make excuses for it. Don’t water it down. Often the truth is not liked by the masses. Just because a lie is popular doesn’t make it true. Truth is unchanged by time or opinion.
Being a human #113 Your past is not a reflection of your future. Humans learn and change. If not humans become stagnant and die. Your future can be better than your past. It can also be worse.
I love this old hymn. In the multimedia world we live in I was tempted to find it on YouTube. However, I am a word girl. I love the words of this hymn so much I’m breaking my own rule and posting song lyrics. The copyright is listed below. I don't know about tomorrowI just… Continue reading Day 97
Easter. Jesus lives. He went to the darkest of places for three days. He returned to his disciples. He said to them, “Why are you startled? Why are doubts arising in your hearts? Look at my hands and my feet. It’s really me! Touch me and see, for a ghost doesn’t have flesh and bones… Continue reading Day 94
Everyday I wake up. Pray. Listen. Plan. Work. Pray. Listen. Focus. Write. Pray. Trust. Listen. Rest. Repeat. This is how I get through each day. Sometimes work is replaced with play. Pray. Listen. Live. Rest. Repeat.
Sometimes you just have to sigh and say “Oh Lord” and let God take it from there. Today is one of those days. Breathe and let go. God’s got this.