Sunshine Blogger Award

Special thanks to Gail at Gail Loves God for this nomination!  Gail is such an encouraging person - I always leave her blog feeling uplifted. 🙂   Gail asked 11 questions of her nominees: Do you know how much God loves you?  Yes! ❤  Where in the world do you live?  I live in Canada; in a summer village... Continue Reading →


Healing: Faith meets the Faithful One

Reaching out through the dusty feet of a crowd, she grasps his hem, and hopes for healing.  Faith meets the Faithful One.  A current of power passes through her grasping, hoping hands into her bleeding depths. ... It wasn't about the outer garment. Gifts are rarely accurately reflected by their packaging. It was all about... Continue Reading →


I was going to say, "swamped" but 'quagmire' just sounds more poetic. Either way, I am caught up in circumstances that are difficult to maneuver and somewhat overwhelming. On the positive side, I have finished going through part 1/4 of the Bible study that I'm writing with one of the ladies in my 'guinea pig... Continue Reading →

Owning it

And that about sums up where my heart is at. I've been praying for protection as I process through and 'own' my story, my hurt, my feelings, my life. I remember having an appointment with a christian counselor in my teens, where he said to me that my healing would be easier if my Dad... Continue Reading →

I do not need fixing

I have a fixer in my life. She attends our church and sees herself as a mother figure but has not the mothering personality traits that I appreciate most. Nurturing, gentle, tenderhearted ... those are traits that I identify with in spiritual mothering types. She is encouraging but in a problem-solving way; very down to... Continue Reading →

Pounding Fence Posts

Metaphorically Speaking: It takes more time and effort to put in fence posts, than to pull them out. However, we musn't forget that the one putting them in holds the hammer. My mantra today is: "I hold the hammer!" Healthy boundaries are hard work to put and keep in place, especially when you have to keep... Continue Reading →

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