Bleary Eyes, Weary Heart, and Yet Pressing On


5. Early morning writing time. 6. Bleary eyes that still see. 7. Weary hear that presses on. 8. Bowlful of medicine 9. Tray full of supplements. 10. Money in the bank. Today I continue to count 1000 gifts. This will take awhile. Do you count your blessings or have a gratitude journal? It seems toContinue reading “Bleary Eyes, Weary Heart, and Yet Pressing On”

The Square Pill


Recently my medications changed. I now take a square pill. Yes, you read that right…a square. I have numerous pills and supplements that are oval or round and some are capsules and some are tablets. But, the newest anti-depressant that I take is square, and it works! Square. I feel square sometimes. I’m not likeContinue reading “The Square Pill”

Pets; They Just Know


Genesis 1:26 Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground.” How is it that animalsContinue reading “Pets; They Just Know”

Hopeless Hearts & Minds


Joshua 2:8-11 Before the spies were down for the night, the woman came up to them on the roof and said, “I know that God has given you the land. We’re all afraid. Everyone in the country feels hopeless. We heard how God dried up the waters of the Red Sea before you when you left Egypt, and what heContinue reading “Hopeless Hearts & Minds”

Fight; Don't Give Up Hope


1 Samuel 17:11When Saul and his troops heard the Philistine’s challenge, they were terrified and lost all hope. In Context | Full Chapter | Other Translations 1 Samuel 17:32“Master,” said David, “don’t give up hope. I’m ready to go and fight this Philistine.” 1 Samuel details the story of David and Goliath. This is a classic Bible story that many ofContinue reading “Fight; Don't Give Up Hope”

Hello 4 a.m….Zing!


It’s been a pattern. 4 a.m. Zing! I’m awake and ready to roll. I fall asleep easily, but I struggle to stay asleep until a normal waking hour. I have plenty of quiet tea time alongside the computer and books. I’m highly productive, and I know that time is a gift. Time. Time is anContinue reading “Hello 4 a.m….Zing!”

Emotions Are Not Facts


I recently read some articles about emotions. Here is what I learned… Emotions are real. There are no right or wrong emotions. There are valid reasons for emotions. Pleasant and painful emotions are part of daily life. Sharing emotions with safe people can be helpful. You are not your emotion; you have emotions. Emotions areContinue reading “Emotions Are Not Facts”