Who’s in Charge here?

Today’s devotion in Jesus Calling was a good one on anxiety. Sarah Young’s first sentence was an attention grabber: “Anxiety is a result of envisioning a future without Me..” (Me being God.) When I think about my own anxious thoughts I would have to say she’s right. I play the ‘starring role’ in most of…

Post Its from Heaven

Every so often when the kids were little, I’d tuck a little note of encouragement into their lunch pails, ditto for my husband..   (minus the lunch pail of course.) I believe God reaches out to us in a similar way with little messages that let us know He’s near and that He cares. Here’s my…

“Let he who is without sin cast the first stone..”

With so much going on in the news this hardly received much attention, but my husband sure did notice. Admiral William Moran, who was about to be ceremonially installed as Chief of Naval Operations, suddenly and abruptly retired.  (He was forced out) According to sources, his lack of fitness for the position was evidenced by…

Unfinished work..

The subject was brought up innocently enough and just like that, I was right back at a moment in my life when I was put through three days of the worst fear and anxiety I have ever experienced. White, hot, searing anger was lurking in the folds of that memory.  I was sure I had…

Rejuvenation Station

“Come to me and I will give you rest.” When the kids were young they would sometimes run to me when they were tired, just to sit on my lap and rest. We’d talk a little, or not at all, I’d stroke their sweaty little heads ..and when they were ready, they’d pop up and…