My own desire is to love others and you more fully. Will others know that I follow you by the way I speak? By the way I treat others? Will they know by the way I respond to unkind behavior? An eye for an eye is not for me, You have a new commandment that … Continue reading That they will know!!!
It is no secret that I love Bob Goff and also his precious wife he calls sweet Maria. I loved them right away because Hugh always called me sweet Karen. One time he just called me Karen and I got my feelings hurt. Part of the charm of Bob Goff is how whimsical and carefree … Continue reading Burning it all away!
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it; Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. ---Johann Wolfgang von Goethe To be super honest I was going to bed tonight and convinced myself that it was okay to skip one more week and not write my blog, not write my happy asses and … Continue reading Resistance!!!!
Tonight I was commenting back to a friend who stated, “I am glad that you got your son back.” I thought to myself, I thank God daily, on bended knee. I spent so many years on bended knees begging God, bargaining with God, manipulating God for my sons to be sober. I was not successful … Continue reading On bended knees, One day at a time.
My uncertainty can cripple me or propel me to trust God more deeply. I choose to trust God and rest on his blessed assurance. I am growing through the process. I can not solve a problem if I don't release it. Letting go and letting God is the beginning of all comfort in all situations. … Continue reading My Uncertainty is God’s assurance.
I am dusting off my clear prison bag and making sure I am equipped with kleenex, my notebook, affirmations. I am searching my closet for plain clothes suitable to serve and love on all these precious inmates that know me as Ya Ya. After a long absence I am thankful that we can be back … Continue reading Dusting off my clear prison bag, filling up my heart!!!
Hey Sweet and most honorable and most loving man!!! It has been 34 full moons since you left us and we just had a spectacular full moon and as per usual people were sending me all their moon pics!!! Isn’t that sweet to think that all of those that loved me and loved you remember … Continue reading 34 Moons Ago…… Dear Hugh,
I have not felt great for about a week, with a stuffy ears and little off kilter and just not my perky self. And I am so DANG grateful because I am just REGULAR SICK!!!! Don’t you remember when you just had an old cold, or the crud or a little pesky virus and you … Continue reading REGULAR SICK and all kinds of gratitude!!!!
Storms are majestic and frightening and awe inspiring, I am so thankful that I believe God can calm storms within and without, The storms without can not harm me as long as I am sunny and sure on the inside, I seek cover underneath his wings, I bow down in reverence, I stay calm to … Continue reading Storms on the outside, sunny and sure inside!!!
I am never closer to you than when I am kneeling and looking up, It is this humble posture that reminds me that you are in charge, As a human this false feeling of control is an illusion I can not afford, I kneel to say thank you for my health, my life, my family … Continue reading Kneeling