Darkness

In a moment of intense hurt, heated words and threats were voiced. Witnessing physical  violence between people you love isn’t something any one ever wants to see. The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. John 10:10 NIV DarknessContinue reading “Darkness”

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Days Gone By

As I sit here, I just can’t believe that summertime is over and school is upon us. For some districts, their school has already started. Our summer break didn’t go exactly as planned, but we still managed to squeeze in a few days at the Columbus (Ohio) Zoo and Newport (Kentucky)Aquarium.  Tyson had a blastContinue reading “Days Gone By”

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**Defining Moments**

And we are confident that he hears us whenever we ask for anything that pleases him. And since we know he hears us when we make our requests, we also know that he will give us what we ask for. 1 John 5:14-15 NLT The past few weeks, our church sermons have been about definingContinue reading “**Defining Moments**”

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Tender Mercies

Just as the Lord’s mercies are new every morning, I am finding my compassion and mercy must be just as new every day and the events from the previous day must be filed in the crevices of my brain as another day done. It is so easy to hold onto hurts, hangups, and insecurities andContinue reading “Tender Mercies”

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Acceptance Is Needed

Genesis 1:27 New Living Translation (NLT) 27 So God created human beings[a] in his own image. In the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. April is Autism Awareness Month, but what I propose is let’s change it to Autism Acceptance month!   Awareness is okay, but acceptance is what isContinue reading “Acceptance Is Needed”

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JOY

1 Thessalonians 5:15-19 New International Version (NIV) 15 Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always strive to do what is good for each other and for everyone else. 16 Rejoice always, 17 pray continually, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 19Continue reading “JOY”

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Moving Forward

Revelation 21:4 ‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.” I look forward to the day when Jesus returns as He promises in His Word. I eagerly anticipate when there will be no more pain,Continue reading “Moving Forward”

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Daily Life Struggles

Proverbs 15:15 The Message (MSG) 15 A miserable heart means a miserable life; a cheerful heart fills the day with song.   With joy in my heart, I still struggle.  Joy comes from the Lord and no one can take that from me. I can choose to live with a joyful heart and know that I willContinue reading “Daily Life Struggles”

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