As January 2021 comes to a close, it seems surreal. This month has been a whirlwind--with wind being the operative word. Here in the East Bay Area of California, we've had several windstorms. This morning, a friend of mine found a rather large trampoline in her swimming pool. Stormy weather has wreaked havoc with downed … Continue reading In the Midst of the Storm
"Do not store up for yourselves treasures..." Over the last twenty-two days, Kevin and I have been purging—going through clothes, shoes, movies, and random stuff in our home. One would think this a monumental task, overwhelming because of the challenging way we decided to do it. It seemed easy at first. January 1, we set … Continue reading Treasures
Dark Shadows creep into The Days of Our Lives as the Edge of Night snuffs out our Guiding Light. The Bold and The Beautiful slink into these shadows in Dallas, looking for love in all the wrong places. They look for a better life—a Dynasty in another world. But As The World Turns, we Search … Continue reading One Life to Live
Any new year resolutions out there? I have never really been someone who keeps them. So, a few years ago, I started just setting goals. Isn't that the same thing? Thanks for asking. For me, not really. I used to beat myself up for not keeping to my resolutions, but I can work toward goals.Now, … Continue reading New Year Resolution
Happy New Beer! Root would be preferable. A & W Root Beer is the best. Add a big scoop of vanilla ice cream for a refreshing float.Happy New Cheer! Cheer up. Throw off the doldrums of 2020. Live happy and pay it forward.Happy New Career! For you who have lost your income, I pray you … Continue reading Happy New Year!
This year in a blur. We redid the rooms in the back of the house, finished the guestroom, and now, Kev and I both have offices. We bought new-to-us furniture through Facebook Marketplace and sold a few, as well. Kevin and I celebrated 35 years of marriage. We bought a bunch of succulents, put in: … Continue reading Lemonade Anyone?
The last couple of days have been long and full of prayer. As we awaited news of a mother in distress and baby coming into the world a month early, I prayed and cried and prayed again as we continued waiting—for hours. I couldn't be there. Dratted COVID! All I could do was pray and … Continue reading Wait and Pray
A couple of weeks ago, I blogged in Living My Advice that I had a biopsy and was awaiting the results. I am happy to report the biopsy on the lump in my throat is benign. Whew! Relief. Now, for the other tests, I have yet to take. Hopefully, I will be able to get … Continue reading Capture Your Thoughts
Yay! It's Thanksgiving day! Thankful for God's provision and faithfulness. Grateful that He will never leave or forsake me.He is so good! No matter what is happening all around me. I am assured that He loves me and cares for me. He has ransomed my soul from the pit of hell, and I am grateful. … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!
Do we live the way we say we do? Do we wear figurative masks as well as literal ones? Are we the same at home as we are at work or church? Are we taking the advice we give to others? Living it out, walking your talk is easy when all is well in your … Continue reading Living My Advice