Disappointment

I had surgery Wednesday to remove a benign mass in my right submandibular salivary gland. When I awoke in recovery I was disappointed. For a moment I was disappointed that I did not wake up in heaven. This world is not my home. My citizenship is in heaven and I eagerly await our Savior’s return.…

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…