I’m in a season with new doors. Not the opportune kind, I’m talking literal doors here. Gift of a Hand Carved Door Hubby and I bought a new house and to our delight, it came with a custom carved front door. Hand carved from Red Oak in 1981 by Jack […]
Part 4 in the Blessed are the Cracked series begun in November, 2017. Ever wonder why some skin sores don’t heal properly? Diabetes, poor circulation, inadequate nutrition and infection are some factors that inhibit skin healing. That’s why wound care is a specialty in the healthcare field. The efficacy of […]
Part 3 of this series concludes by showing how God used specific childhood trauma to forge aspects of my professional career. All so that His glorious power can be seen within us, shining through our once cracked places.
This is Part Two in a four-part series on emotional wounds, providing pragmatic steps to emotional restoration using prayer and God’s Word. The Purpose of Pain Part one concluded with Abba’s willingness to heal and restore our damaged emotions. Here I discuss some practical steps to begin the emotional healing […]
Something very powerful happens when you put God’s Word to music. Today in church, we sang Isaiah 61, which got me thinking – Every day is an Isaiah 61 kind of day! Who am I bringing heaven to today?
Here is a positive story of kindness in the midst of grief and emotional upheaval. My Dad died in February, 2016 at age 87 while under hospice care. The preceding 60 days were intense: watching his suffering while juggling caregiving, replete with all the medical, financial and emotional decisions required. […]
“Hey, don’t poke the bear, buddy.” We know what happens, the bear fights back. Not a good place for humans to be. Discussing my elderly Dads progress with his therapist, I asked if she’d heard from his health insurance provider as to continued coverage. “Not yet” she replied. Simultaneously we […]
This is a tale of two men, one a toothless sludge remover, the other a jack of all trades. Both men shared the counter of a neighborhood diner. The place didn’t matter. The scene plays out everywhere. The robust coffee, home cooking and cheap prices drew them in daily. Maybe […]