Category Archives: Women

I Trust God But…

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Trust seems to be a theme in my life lately. Everyday in my devotional, writing, or posts I am following, scripture shows up about trust. I went in to TJ Maxx the other day. I can’t seem to remember why I went in there. Sometimes I go in just for a mental break in the…

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Learning A New Rhythm of Life

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I love music! It is one of my favorite hearing moments. One of my new goals in hearing therapy is to hear the rhythm. When I hear a song, I have to take time to listen. Depending on the sounds and the instruments used, it can take me awhile to find it. Every now and…

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Made Like New

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It has been a season of cleaning out and I am always making bags for the local Johnnycake Center. This place is a thrift store that also has other services to help the Community. This place is one that is special to me. They were a place where I could find clothes for my kids…

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Come As You Are, Leave Changed

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I love the scriptures about Zaccheus! I still have the song we used to sing about him, floating around in my head. I hear his name and the words come back to me like yesterday. He entered Jericho and was passing through. And there was a man called by the name of Zaccheus; he was…

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Remembering Where We Came From

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I had to run to Walmart for some home goods this morning. This is a familiar place. Over 25 years ago this store opened up. I was looking for a job that paid more than what I was making in the fast food joint. The ad showing off the brand new Walmart store coming to…

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Loving the Sinner, and Hating the Sin.

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One of my husband’s famous quotes is, “We are people of extremes.” If we really think about it, this is true. I think back to when I was younger. I trusted everyone. When the trust was broken, then I trusted no one, and it has taken me years to find my way to the middle,…

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What If…?

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I have been slowly reading through the book of Matthew for the past month. The bible is an amazing gift. Every time I explore it, Jesus becomes more alive to me and I understand more about the passionate heart of my Heavenly Father. Mary came to Joseph and told him she was pregnant. Obviously, this…

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Whatever It Takes

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Living with my hearing loss has been a challenge. There are always obstacles and hurdles to walk through. If I want to make progress, I have to be willing to do the work. With my cochlear implants, I go to hearing therapy. Between the travel time and the hour I am there, it is about…

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Where Is Your Hope?

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My heart has been saddened to hear about another precious life, surrendering to hopelessness. As I live my days on this earth, I become more aware of the despair that lingers around, like a dark cloud on a stormy day. It is somber and dreary, and pulls you into a place within that is oppressive…

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Stones Of Remembrance

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It was a hard day. I needed to get out of the house. I love going to consignment shops and it always does my heart good to walk around and look for that diamond in the dust. This particular day I found this framed piece. It is not a fancy piece of art but the…

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