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
Vacations have been strange this year. I am sure we aren't the only ones having this issue. My health has not been the greatest, with 15 months of migraines and now a hip issue. It has been challenging, to say the least. Add COVID to the equation, then the rioting and our two week trip … Continue reading Vacation Anyone?
A few months ago, I entered a poetry contest through Z Publishing. A few weeks later, I received the news they excepted one of my poems for an upcoming book. Yay! I have been in excited anticipation awaiting the announcement for publication. Today is the day. I am now published! Hip Hip Hurray! Hallelujah! and … Continue reading Huzzah!
In upheaval, people are nervous, frightened, angry, and uncertain. I'm sure there are many more adjectives I could use here. But how many are at peace? And how did they arrive there? I have relatives glued to the news right now, wondering what will happen to our beloved country. I don't have cable; therefore, I … Continue reading Peace in Upheaval
The country may be closed; your state perhaps is shut down, your favorite stores closed until further notice or may never open, but is your heart open?Many people are afraid to go out--between COVID-19 and political upheaval, so I don't blame them. And with good reason. COVID-19 is a scary disease, especially for the elderly … Continue reading Are You Open?
A day late and a dollar short! A blunderer--that's what I am. I totally bailed. Getting my blog finished and uploaded each Friday had a hiccough yesterday. I most humbly apologize.Now, for the life and times of the Rigney's. Up at 4:00 A.M. for the last three days, my hubby trained colleagues in the Philippines … Continue reading A Day Late and a Dollar Short
Little by little, we work to improve our lives. We work hard for that next raise or promotion. We scrimp and save for that new car or an expensive toy. We slave away in our backyard to make a haven. We make influential friends, give up Starbucks, cultivate the ground.Starbucks? Okay, about the Starbucks thing. … Continue reading Choices