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 …”
HELP! From the Beatles on down to the smallest among us and over to the wealthiest, we all need help sometimes. Today’s prayer is a calling for help in any circumstance.
My prayers for the helpers, receiving help, and being a help. Not quite a single focus, but each relates to helping.
It took me a long time to accept that I was being called into the ministry. A number of people have told me that I must’ve been mistaken because that wasn’t something women were allowed to do. Yet even as I was a child, I was the one who was chosen to be the preacherContinue reading “MAY YOU BE WITH THE FORCE5/19/2021”
I actually used to like doing taxes. Going through receipts would bring back happy memories of the past year, or remind me of things that caused me angst which didn’t destroy me after all. Putting it all together was like working on a puzzle. But now that puzzle seems to have turned into a 3-DContinue reading “HOW DO YOU TAP INTO HAPPY? – 5/14/2021 – Friday”
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:
There are wounds in each of us, some very deep and very painful. These wounds can’t be healed by a wag of the finger or a smack across the head or by yelling, shaming, blaming. But they can be healed! I have seen people let go of the grip these wounds have on them. IContinue reading “BE HEALED!4/23/2021 Friday”
I have two hearings this morning, one where I represent the child and one where I represent the mother in Dependency and Neglect cases. Both children were born exposed to drugs. Drugs cause a lot of the problems seen at Juvenile Court, but not all of them. Way too often, the root problem is traumaContinue reading “For the moms4.14.2021Wednesday”
How did you handle experiences of the new? Do you feel excitement going to new places? Do you feel a little uncertain as to what might be expected of you? Do you have outright fear of having to meet new people, learn new rules, finding your way around in new places? This morning with theContinue reading “Experiences of the NewMarch 4, 2021Thursday”
I should have known better than to put this title on here! I didn’t get an option to download today. But that leads to other options, like click on the link below instead! Thank you for being here and for your support! It means a lot. https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=234680428155988