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
I’ve heard it said that humans should not involve themselves in spiritual matters they do not understand. I would go as far to say they should not dable in things they think they understand. There is a reason that humans are warned not to turn to mediums or spiritists; do not seek them out to… Continue reading Day 56
I don’t know what God is doing. I don’t know why the challenges are hitting the O’Gara clan so hard. Seems we get two steps forward in just to get knocked back five. What I do know is God is in control. He will bring us through this, maybe a little banged up, but through… Continue reading Day 55
What's Love Got to Do with It? Everything The word Love is mentioned in the Bible over 300 times and 190 in the Quran. Hindus have five separate words for love. Hinduism has a beautiful story about the origins of love. In the beginning, there was a ultimate being named Purusha. This being was without… Continue reading Day 47
If you follow the O’Garas and read our words, it’s no secret that we believe in God. We have a very open idea of who God is. We pray every day for God to bless us and believe with no uncertainty that God did bless us this week as we are going through the journey… Continue reading Day 39
Sometimes the only thing you can do is pray. Don’t worry if your prayers will be answered. Simply put your feelings out there in the universe and know God heard you.
When life pulls the rug out from under you and you land on your butt, look up....God has you. He will stand you up, dust off your butt and point your feet in the direction you need to go. I must hold onto this truth right now. If I don't I will be a sadness… Continue reading Day 24
Mary knew that she was the vessel of the Holy one. The angel Gabriel told her. Did she know that her son would preform miracles? Did she know he would heal the sick and comfort the broken? Did she know he would suffer and give his life for humanity? I believe she did not know… Continue reading Mary Did You Know?
Isaiah 9:6For a child has been born for us, a son given to us; authority rests upon his shoulders; and he is named Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. I don’t care if the Church (big C) created the Christmas holiday to over shadow the pagan rituals that people where fond of.… Continue reading Christmas is about love