Isn't there plenty of anxiety right now with the pandemic? Even if we are not involved in the hysteria, it is looming in the air around the globe. Why can't we just simply use a little kindness to combat it? Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up.~ Proverbs 12:25 NIV … Continue reading Anxiety or Kindness
It certainly shouldn't take gifts to keep others in our lives. But how does it play out during chronic illness? Normally those who are generous with "gifts" find themselves in an interesting twist during illness. Are you someone who usually comes with a gift in hand and are now faced with the expenses of illness? … Continue reading Does It Take Gifts To Keep Friends and Family?
The Bible is filled with all of it; Satan, Demons, Angels, and Cherubim. In a way, today is no different than the Biblical times, there is good and evil, war and peace. There are choices and sides to be had. Social media has struck again. This week I ran into more than one conversation on … Continue reading Satan, Demons, Angels, Cherubim
A cheerful heart is good medicine. Sounds good. Sounds righteous. Sounds like something someone would say when they have not deeply suffered from chronic illness. God actually said it and Jesus did suffer, more than we can wrap our human brains around. So let's get a spoonful of medicine and practice that cheerful heart. HINT: … Continue reading A Cheerful Heart Is Good Medicine
What else is there when we are chronically ill and feel hopeless, we trust God from the bottom of our hearts. I love how He loves us when we trust Him. We simply cannot figure out EVERYTHING on our own. I have a history with God with story after story of how He came through, … Continue reading Trust God From The Bottom of Your Heart
What in the world do insense and friendship have to do with each other? If you are isolated during chronic illness, there are alternatives to get us through. As always, with Jesus at our side, sometimes carrying us through illness, He provides the most interesting ways to fill the emptiness of isolation. Today started with this … Continue reading Perfume, Insense, and Friendship
Who.... ME....I don't know what you are talking about....I was just joking! How many times has someone insulted you and then said, "just joking." I have been surrounded with these "jokers" my whole life. Could God possibly have anything specific on the subject? Shocked to find this one today during my bible reading. Yep, God singles … Continue reading Just Joking