I think learning to let go of trying to do it all may be one of the most important lessons that I am learning. Since childhood, I have wanted to be a part of every activity: dance, scouts, piano, band, groups, clubs, school – sign me up! No wonder my mother had a hard timeContinue reading “I CAN DO ALL THINGS; YET, I SHOULD LET OTHERS DO SOME OF IT… 9/02/2021 … Thursday …”
Where I live, school started back last week. Others may be starting next month, but the teachers and administrators and staff are already making plans and being creative. In life, school is always in session. Opportunities abound to offer a chance to stretch our minds and hearts. In college, we are asked to choose aContinue reading “FLOW AND GROW… 8/10/2021 …. Tuesday”
Love is vulnerable. The blessings, the joys, the growth can all be beyond words. Yet, love unlocks the metal doors encasing our hearts, allowing heartbreak to saunter on in. Love gives us a choice. We can celebrate and rejoice in the amazing goodness of love and be grateful or we can take that part forContinue reading “BITTERSWEET LOVE…. 8/6/2021 ….”
And for World Peace! I love the Olympics and the possibilities that they hold. I pray for their safety, joy, goodwill, encouragement, and inspiration! Ryan is with me and his patience is running out with this sitting still, so here is our prayer:
Prayer Starters 7/26/21-8/1/21: M: To use your gifts to help others;T: For safety and goodwill at the Olympics;W: To live in your full potential;TH: To be aware of God Moments;F: To respect the personhood of people of all ages;SA: To be grounded by your faith;SU: To enjoy each moment.
What will you do to earn a Gold Star or some other prize? I have blown bubbles with Super Bubble to win a t-shirt, raced to look up Bible verses to win a Bible, dressed up for Jazzercize to win an exercise shirt, and other sorts of crazy. That competitive spirit is obviously within me.Continue reading “THE ADMIRABLES …7/16/2021 …… Friday Flames …”
May we enjoy this journey of life, learn and share, and give thanks. Thank you for joining with me on this prayer and pondering page. Each of you encourages me as we travel together.
For those who are heavily burdened: You are not alone. Your troubles can be opportunities to grow and learn when places in the hands of Holy, Life-Giving Love. May it be so. I invite you to join in pondering and prayer:
Don’t give up. That is one of the clear messages of The Bible; don’t give up. Life is a construction zone, sometimes very full of mess and disappointment, but God is the builder and can convert any failed area into something new. I am praying for the children and for all of us who needContinue reading “KEEP PRAYING THURSDAY 4.8.2021”
I need to figure out how to make more room for new videos here. It has me behind on posting, but I’m going to try. This prayer is about just that: courage to keep trying and believing and celebrating each tiny move. Please join me in prayer: https://fb.watch/3F5UofYvAN/ Thank you!