Book Quote: Invisible Pain

“Here’s the deal: Pain affects us. It affects every part of who we are and how we live. We often cannot see the pain others are experiencing. Many people we see each day have invisible illnesses: MS, migraines, heart disease, diabetes, and many others. Lots of folks live with chronic pain that we don’t see.…

Hilarious Winners of the First Annual ‘Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards’

Originally posted on FLOW ART STATION:
Hilarious Winners of the First Annual ‘Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards’ More info: Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards | Facebook  These days there are countless annual photography competitions throughout the year and one of the most recent to join that long list is arguably the best yet, the ‘Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.’…

Friday. Ramblings. 

Friday. Ramblings.  How y’all doing? I’m wanting cookies but don’t want to have to see people. Or put on real clothes. I’m thinking I’ll use the Walmart pickup service and buy $30 worth of chocolate chips for baking and Oreo cookies. (That’s the minimum.) And maybe some ice cream.  I can do that in my…

Thunderstorms 

I was talking about storms with a friend tonight. Our community was under a severe storm warning. I told her why I’ve loved thunderstorms since I was a little girl. When I was about six years old, lightning struck our house. My parents’ bedroom caught fire. My room was next to theirs, at the top…

The Timehop Trap

Nathan played sports with one of our sons. This post is full of wisdom. “This has been one of the consistent marketing taglines that the app Timehop has used to reel people in. The app is super awesome. Every day you can check into the app and see all that you’ve posted on social media…

She Fell Off a Cliff…

Yesterday (Tuesday) our 21-year-old daughter fell off a cliff.  We got a call from the Dean of her college telling us that “rescue crews were on the way and we know she’s conscious.” The next couple of hours were terrifying and yet we knew God was watching over her. He knew every one of her…

How I have been thinking lately

Originally posted on kathleenbduncan:
Anyone else ever think like this? I have been thinking this way too often over the past few months and days: This is hard. I’m tired. I don’t want to think or suffer anymore. The world is ugly and getting uglier. I am tired of people hurting the ones I love.…

Broken 

I love being misunderstood, judged, and accused…said no one ever.  Note to my friends: I did mess up. I was wrong. Some things were just poor judgement and others flat out sin! (See my recent blog post Foot In Mouth.)  When this happens, when I mess up or sin, I feel worthless.  But I am…

Foot In Mouth

Also known as sin.  Recently in a lady’s Bible study, I tried to comment on a particular topic. What I tried to say was relevant to the topic being discussed, but what I said came out all wrong.  I did not carefully consider my words. I did not plan what I was going to say.…