"Whoever believes in me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them." John 7:38

Posts tagged ‘Grace’

Someone to Share the Ugly With


This is a “Thank You” letter to friends who have walked through life with me; friends who have leaned in close enough to celebrate the good, to sympathize in the bad, and to love me through the ugly.

As much as I love and cherish your being with me in the good and in the bad, it is when you’ve walked mile after mile with me through the continue here

Visiting the Past, Living in the Present

What an amazing April I’ve had! While visiting our oldest son and his family in England, we took a little side trip to continue here

The Cross

It drew me with an attraction I could barely resist, and yet I did. Like a thousand magnets all pointed in my direction, its drawing power inundated me, I could feel it to my core and yet, I stayed away. I couldn’t give in; and for a very long time, I didn’t.

It wasn’t electrons or atoms that exerted such power over me, it was love. Pure, perfect love and I was terrified of it, repulsed by it, and drawn toward it all at the same time. What continue here

Sandwich Blessing or Burden

In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. And his commands are not burdensome, for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.  1 John 5:3-4

I am a sandwicher – a member of the Sandwich Generation. Most of my friends are continue here

Resolutions? Time Is Not On Your Side

According to Statisticsbrain 21% of us resolved to losing weight, 17% of us want to make life improvements and do more good deeds and 27% of us did not maintain our resolutions through the first week of January. How are you doing?

If you are experiencing success, let me encourage you to hang in there because almost half of us will continue here

Hidden Gems

Don’t tell Brian, but I lost a diamond earring. These are not the first diamond earrings I’ve lost. Both pairs were Christmas gifts from Brian.

I lost pair #1 in Memphis at my niece’s wedding. I’m continue here

Shame and Evil

This whole Harvey Weinstein debacle is bringing up a lot of questions, and while I surely don’t have all of the answers, I believe I know why women, and men, who have suffered sexual abuse wait so long to tell others about it. And I believe I know who is responsible for the culture that seems to think abuse is OK.

I was married for nineteen years before I told my husband that I continue here

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