My Strength and Refuge

God is my refuge and my strength; an ever-present help in a time of trouble. Psalm 46:1 I spent 4 days  in the hospital. Severe asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis, iv steroids. I have had enough steroids to make the Incredible Hulk seem benign. And this is the 2nd time in...

Cherishing Our Children

It is very easy to get caught up in feeding our children, clothing,educating, training , teaching, and on and on. This this is endless. But to cherish them is a different time and effort. Cherish Webster’s defines cherish as to hold dear, to show affection for,...

My Perspective

I am in charge of my own perspective. Not letting my circumstances, my house, children, their actions or anything else take over in how I see and react to things.  When I come into the dining room and see the “tent” my children have created and the...

What God has taught me through the fire.

 I went back to a few years ago when I once again had no voice and contemplated God’s mercy and kindness in dealing with me. We had a fire in March of 2005 and I was inside, I ended up breathing in a lot of smoke and lost my voice for about a month. We had many...

When Summer Doesn’t Go as Planned

    I had great plans this summer. Print outs of summer Bingo, daily plans, foodie plans and fun field trips. We have done none of these. I first had a cast, that means no trips to the beach, or the pool. It’s non weight bearing so no walking trips.  I...