I have a tendency, on my birthday to reflect on “what hasn’t happened yet.” To reflect on the unaccomplished, and be sad about all that has yet to be done. Yes, today I am turning 39 years old, and I wonder, where in the world the time went. I know, I know, I am supposed … More All that I am – thirty-nine
I allowed myself to feel sad. It was the only gift of love I could give myself. And I cried, maybe 3 or 4 times when I felt like I needed to cry. Sometimes they were just tears, other times sobs. But it was all okay. I allowed myself the freedom and time to feel. … More Cry
Dorothy: I just have to take it one day at a time. Rose: Of course you do! If you take them two at a time, you’d be constantly changing your underwear. (Quote from an episode of The Golden Girls where Dorothy seeks treatment for a gambling problem) I would like to consider myself a faithful 12 stepper, but … More Uncertainty
God, I am so tired and fearful. I am asking you to help me where my faith is weak and to help me work through my fears. Give me the strength to face my fears with grace and dignity. Give me clarity and creative solutions for my problems. Give me the desire to keep going. … More A Prayer of Surrender
Finding Hope Through Grief.
A reminder for when we are lonely… He Never Leaves Us.
My favorite movie of all time is Cecil B. DeMille’s version of The Ten Commandments (1956). Specifically, my favorite part of this movie is the scene where Moses parts the Red Sea. I still get chills when I watch this scene. I think I know it by heart. Moses (Charlton Heston) extends his staff over … More Behold His Mighty Hand! It’s Just What We Do
“I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.” ― Mahatma Gandhi This is Holy Week. For many Christians, it is a time of reflection and solemness about the amazing sacrifice that Jesus paid for our sins. I will make it personal, since I know all of … More Jesus Loves Me…Oh Yes He Does
A Christian Cure for Insomnia. My latest post from the Willow Chicago Blog.
Always Do Your Best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret. -Miguel Angel Ruiz I am just recovering from a bad cold and sinus infection. … More I Have Been Sick…and That Sucks