Monthly Archives: October 2011

IN ALL CIRCUMSTANCES

Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus (1 Th 5:16-18) Lord, you know how hard it is to be thankful every day for situations that are painful … Continue reading

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I AM NOT PAUL . . .

“I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do everything through Him who gives me strength.” (Phil. 4:12-13) Paul was an … Continue reading

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**SIGH**

Today is day seven in the hospital and I am not just a little “stir crazy.” There is only so much one can do in a hospital room; I have done some simple exercising – walking, marching, etc but it’s … Continue reading

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NOT UNDER MY OWN POWER

Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him (Ps. 37:7) My kids have been known to call me a “control freak.” I confess that I have a tendency to want to be in control although as I have … Continue reading

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AND HE SENT HIS ANGELS . . .

Just as God send his Angel to Elijah when he was depressed and tired of living, God sent TWO angels to me yesterday – what a difference a day makes! Yesterday I was feeling discouraged and less than hopeful about … Continue reading

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BITS AND PIECES

That’s what you get from the doctors – bits and pieces of information. I think they might be afraid that if they give it to us all at once, we won’t be able to handle it. But I find it … Continue reading

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GRATITUDE

I’m sitting on the lanai, in my favorite, very well worn rattan chair enjoying gentle breezes and slightly cooler temperatures and remembering to be grateful for so many blessings in my life. I am able to sit here because of … Continue reading

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