I have heard throughout my life that troubles come in threes. This year seems to fit the cliche very well, as I prepare my heart and mind for back surgery on August 5, 2022. The time I spent in the hospital this year really shook me, because at the time, I had been dealing with... Continue Reading →
2 Chronicles 32:7-8 Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or discouraged because of the king of Assyria and the vast army with him, for there is a greater power with us than with him. With him is only the arm of flesh, but with us is the Lord our God to help us and to fight our battles.” And the people... Continue Reading →
John 19: 41-42 (CSB):There was a garden in the place where he was crucified. A new tomb was in the garden; no one had yet been placed in it. They placed Jesus there because of the Jewish day of preparation and since the tomb was nearby. El Huerta Del Cura Garden, in Elche, Spain 2018... Continue Reading →
The Silver Comet Trail in Georgia We are divided. I think that we can still rise, And find common ground. Written for the Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge #413: Divide and Rise.
My New Sweetie: Tootsie, a 2020 Hyundai Tucson After much painful car shopping, I have purchased my last car. I call her Tootsie, short for Tucson. She has all of the latest safety features, and I must get used to them. Driving her home on Monday, after not having driven a car but once in... Continue Reading →
Matthew 1: 18-20 This is how Jesus the Messiah was born. His mother, Mary, was engaged to be married to Joseph. But before the marriage took place, while she was still a virgin, she became pregnant through the power of the Holy Spirit. Joseph, to whom she was engaged, was a righteous man and did not... Continue Reading →
1 Timothy 2:1-4 I urge you, first of all, to pray for all people. Ask God to help them; intercede on their behalf, and give thanks for them. Pray this way for kings and all who are in authority so that we can live peaceful and quiet lives marked by godliness and dignity. This is good and... Continue Reading →
I was having a wonderful Mother's Day, and I was thinking of the blogs I would be able to write and post now that all of my college courses were done for this academic year. Then, out of nowhere came a severe abdominal pain, one that I had come to fear. I first decided that... Continue Reading →