Sixteen Years Ago

Sixteen years ago I woke on Easter morning when the phone rang. It was Evelyn calling to tell me my dad was gone to live forever in Heaven. I could hear the love, pain, and tears in her voice. They had a beautiful marriage and an wonderful love for each other. I spent the next…

Sunday Scripture Post 3/21

I’ve begun sharing scripture posts in a dementia caregivers group. Here is my post this week. In the comments, please share passages that encourage you in whatever you are walking through. SUNDAY SCRIPTURE POST I love Ephesians 2. The whole chapter! It reminds me that I am saved grace. Because I have received grace, even…

Monday Morning Musings

My thoughts this morning. I just spent three days surrounded by 400 women who all profess Christ. Not once did I hear anyone say anything ugly about liberals, gays, or nonChristians. Not once. And I spent a bunch of time listening to conversations around me. As I scroll through my news feed for the first…

Breathing Treatments. And Practical Love.

Day four of breathing treatments. I don’t have asthma, but since a short bout with pneumonia ten years ago, when I get a respiratory infection I need breathing treatments. It rarely happens, but when I do get this kind of sick, it can be scary. I have one now. I’ve had it since Sunday night.…

Five Years

I’m in Denver for a few weeks with a loved one. She needs my help right now. She’s been ill and is in a rehab hospital. I’ve been here four of the last six weeks. I’ll be here for weeks at a time the next few months. I am here by myself. This is going…

Happy Birthday David Glen

Mid-October 1987 Ron Duncan told me I was pregnant. I was sure he was wrong. So sure that I refused to take time to go get tested. (No, I hadn’t learned true submission yet. Plus I had accounting tests to study for!) Ron was so sure I was pregnant that he told me to pee…

Sex.

Ladies, this is truth from God’s Word. For all of us. Please, do not use your body as a way to control or manipulate your spouse. That is not that way God intended us to be. He designed sex to be a beautiful thing within marriage.