What is your #1 goal as a Christian today? I find that my #1 goal, and one I have to work at every day, is to become more like Jesus and to exemplify his characteristics in my daily living. Some days are definitely harder than others. What about you, do you strive for this goal?... Continue Reading →
Blessed be the one who comes in the name of the Lord! On this Palm Sunday, let us gather green branches, of any kind, and put them on our doors or windows as we celebrate #PalmSunday together. This beautiful idea was started this week by Christian rapper and songwriter, Toby Mac, to show that during... Continue Reading →
Bill Sweeney, an incredible man with a huge heart and joy for living, no matter the tremendous obstacles in his way. I just had to reblog his latest post. What an inspiration to us all!
Happy New Year!
I believe 2020 will be a great year.
Regular readers of my blog know that I’ve had ALS for twenty-three years. I’ve been on hospice for the last fifteen months, and in that time, I’ve had three close encounters with death. I don’t mean to make light of this, but I think you could say that I have one foot in the grave, and the other is on a banana peel. Knowing this, and reading that I’ve declared that 2020 is going to be a great year, you might be questioning the state of my mental health. I get it, but please hear me out.
I’ll admit that my mental health is not as good as it once was. I recently watched a movie for twenty minutes before realizing I’d seen it before. I don’t know if this is related to the ALS or just getting old…
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Sometimes you gotta laugh anyway… So, today, after being up all night, coupled with a minor procedure with anesthesia very early this morning, I was wiped out and in need of a heavenly treat, so of course I decided to make cookies – my favorite go-to for a sweet and guilty pick-me-up 🙂 My fave... Continue Reading →
Wherever I am, whatever I'm doing, I find your words. And I eat them. And they become the joy and delight of my heart! For you created me, oh God. You see me and hear me, and know me intimately - and yet you ever love me!