Category Archives: WORRY

TAKE A DEEP BREATH . . .

Well, I was feeling pretty confident that I was on the way to complete recovery until today. Now I’ll spend a few sleepless nights waiting for the results of today’s bone marrow biopsy. I knew I wasn’t gaining strength – … Continue reading

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Empty Room – Empty Life?

Cloudy skies but no rain. An empty room. That is, empty except for me. And my laptop. And my cell phone. And my knitting bag. But empty nevertheless. No visitors today, but that’s okay. It’s quiet and I don’t feel … Continue reading

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LOSS OF CONTROL

THE DREAM: I was at the office – for the first time following a long absence. I had been diagnosed with Leukemia in August and spent the next four months in and out of the hospital undergoing chemotherapy. I was … 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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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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