1. God gives you a desire. Sarah and Abraham wanted a child. There is nothing wrong about that; it is natural to want children. 2. Pray to God to fulfill the desire. God wants us to ask Him to deliver the gift. He wants us to know that all good things come from Him, and … More Principles of Abraham and Isaac for Everyday Use
A short story. Tiffany and Mark took a detour and arrived at a shabby house in the country. The window panes were sealed with creeping ooze, and the overgrown lawn was dotted with weeds. Tiffany looked into the house through the smoky glass of the front door. She took a deep breath and knocked on … More Heartbreak on a Sunday afternoon
Any car salesman knows that once the customer has walked off the lot, he’s lost the sale. A savvy car buyer knows: always be ready to walk away. I did not realize that my best negotiating skills were necessary to maneuver through the process of mastectomy and breast reconstruction surgery. I was diagnosed with breast … More Am I having a mastectomy or buying a used car?
There is a deep dark place that exists in my mind, heart, and belly that only those who have been there can begin to understand. It’s lonely, terrifying, and sometimes feels that time has stopped. It’s hard to imagine going through to the other side, because I can’t believe there is another side. All remembrances … More At the bottom of the bi-polar cycle
My car started sputtering just as I reached the slums down by the river. “Oh please, just let me get to the church parking lot,” I whispered. My son and I had just driven two hours to attend my niece’s Christening. The car shook and clanked as I sped into the parking lot, dashed past … More First Weekend in April
My last post was my own idea of what may have occurred while a passenger on Noah’s ark. Sometimes I feel that I am on an ark, cruising from point A to point B. It’s usually not fun or comfortable but a necessary journey to point B. (Here I would like to share a painting created by … More A cruise ship? (revisited)