My Pastor

We made it home early enough to attend Wednesday evening church. Tonight I am thankful for ~ a pastor who is transparent and wise. Transparency without wisdom can become messy ugly foolishness. Those who do not use wisdom in their transparency often share stories which are not theirs to share. Wisdom without transparency can seem…

I’m Comfortable As I Am

Today I’m grateful for ~ Being comfortable as I am while God works to conform to the image is His Son. I don’t care that I have stretch marks (well earned) and cellulite. I don’t care that there are women around the pool that look good in two-piece bathing suits. I’ll never be skinny nor…

Gratitude

Sunday. Today I’m grateful for ~ God’s Word ~ God’s people ~ Being a part of His family ~ Kendall Presbyterian Church Miami ~ Meeting new friends Monday. Today I’m grateful for ~ Mediterranean cuisine with a Cuban flair ~ Hotel “do not disturb” signs ~ Room keys ~ Pound cake with strawberries & blue…

Rejoice, Pray, Give Thanks

Even in grief and suffering we can and must rejoice, pray, and give thanks. We don’t rejoice or give thanks because our loved one died or because we are suffering; we does these things because God is who He says He is and does what He promises to do. He is working in us to…

Anger

From four years ago. Still true today.

”Feeling anger is not sin.  It is not wrong.  But it is also not helpful for me.  I could park myself there and go about life filled with anger, which would result in my being hateful and hurtful to others.”

Do not fear

Originally posted on kathleenbduncan:
Another meme that has a different meaning for us who have lost a child, parent, or spouse. I am not unaware of the bad things that can happen. I know?that bad things happen. People die! People I love! I know cancer, car wrecks, heart attacks, and murder happen every day. Death…