Family, Personal, Why I Believe

I’m a Survivor

I never think of myself as a cancer survivor. Never. For years I've heard people talking about cancer survivors, but I've never put myself on the roster. Since signing up for Facebook I've seen umpty-million posts about cancer and survivors scroll past on my screen and never once have I counted myself among the ranks… Continue reading I’m a Survivor

Christ, Spiritual

As For Me and My House

All my life I've heard people quote an edited version of Joshua 24:15: (Choose you this day whom ye shall serve. As for me and my house we will serve the Lord.) To tell the truth the scripture has never made much of an impact on me. It seemed kind of . . . well… Continue reading As For Me and My House

Family, Personal, Struggles, Trust

The Brightest Light

I've been in a slump lately -- and by lately, I mean since 2004. Or 2000. Or 1996, depending on which of my old journals you happen to be reading. I've known for a while that I've been in a slump. Everything has been so difficult. I have no physical energy. I have no creative… Continue reading The Brightest Light


A Stranger in a Strange Land

Exodus begins long enough after Joseph's death that the new King of Egypt doesn't know who Joseph was. He's ruling over a country filled with outsiders who are not only prosperous, but who outnumber the Egyptians by a wide margin--wide enough to make the king start thinking maybe he ought to be concerned. I mean,… Continue reading A Stranger in a Strange Land

Family, Gratitude, Holidays, Spiritual

Fear Not; I Will Help Thee

Psalms 16:1  Preserve me, O God: for in thee do I put my trust.Isaiah 41:13: For I the Lord thy God will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, Fear not; I will help thee. I'm having a tough day today. There's no sugar-coating it. Serious things are going on, and I don't know how… Continue reading Fear Not; I Will Help Thee