Destating trauma – check In shock – check Depression – check Dark pit of despair – check Grasping hold for life – check Climbing out of the mind fog – check Amazing therapist – check Devoted family – check Unexpected support – check Extreme effort to claw out of the pit – check Increased good… Continue reading Now What?
On a recent visit to my therapist she had me take a test that reveals the types and amount of stressors in my life. There were about 43 questions and depending on the answer given there was a numerical value. The chart topped out at 300; my stress level was well over 500. Yep, it… Continue reading The Journey Continues
Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I fear no evil; for you are with me; Psalm 23:4 I have been walking, crawling, barely breathing through the valley of the shadow of death. There are no words for the pain. In the darkest, ugliest of times one learns if unconditional love truly exists.… Continue reading Unconditional Love
Isaiah 6:11_13 “Until the cities lie ruined and without inhabitant, until the houses are left deserted and the fields ruined and ravaged, 12 until the Lord has sent everyone far away and the land is utterly forsaken. 13 And though a tenth remains in the land, it will again be laid waste. But as the terebinth and… Continue reading Thankful for the Stump
Genesis 1:27 So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. For those who know me and for those who have followed my blog for awhile you know that my friend and pastor went home to be with the Lord in September.… Continue reading Mother of Us All
Some time has now passed since Mom’s death and it may be time to start sharing some of the amazing events and moments in her last days and hours with us. I will never be able to say enough good things about Mom; she was an extraordinary woman….a fortitude beyond measure, a peace that enveloped… Continue reading Leading the Way
Luke 5:1-7 One day as Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret, the people were crowding around him and listening to the word of God. 2 He saw at the water’s edge two boats, left there by the fishermen, who were washing their nets. 3 He got into one of the boats, the one… Continue reading The Threat of Blessings