The Lights One thing I love during the fall and winter is seeing lights. Some are very bright and some are rather dim, low lights and some are candles. Either way, they are beautiful! I’ve been thinking of this as it pertains to our life, especially during the holidays. Some years have been bright and cheerful. Some years have been darker, harder to see … Read More In Bright or Dim Lights – Let’s See Him!
God is so faithful isn’t He? I’ve been struggling so much lately with acceptance and condemnation. And yet, God has shown Himself so faithful. While I’ve been in tears, he’s been right there next to me. Even when I don’t see Him. And when I finally look up from my struggles, there He is faithful and true, wrapping His arms around me to let … Read More Turning Toward Home
A Personal Journey 2 Corinthians 10:12 ” We do not dare to classify or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. When they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they are not wise.” (NIV) After so many years, I have a character trait and habit with which I greatly struggle. This habit or character trait is self-condemnation. You see, I have … Read More No Condemnation
For those of us who have children already, when we see that someone is hurt, we ask our child,”was this an accident or did you do this on purpose?” They get real quiet and say that they did it on purpose! This means usually that they thought about it ahead of time, this was their “intent or objective.” It is the reason for which … Read More On Purpose
My purpose for beginning my heartshare blog is two fold. First, I want to encourage those who struggle with chronic health conditions. I have several conditions but the one I am most affected by, is Epilepsy. I want to share my story from the beginning (what I know from others telling me). I hope that each reader can learn more about epilepsy and gain … Read More My Epilepsy Journey
Today is known as Good Friday. I see it as Good in the fact that Jesus went to the cross to cover my sin and the sin of the whole world and we can have salvation when we believe. Very difficult circumstances happened that day for Jesus, though. Pilate didn’t see any reason for Him to be crucified but the Jews started yelling and … Read More How Is Your Faith?
” What do you expect?” This question often comes up in our relationships day to day! We get irritated when our kids, our spouse, our co-workers, our friends or just anyone we run across, disappoint and fail to meet our expectations. Are these expectations too high or too low, are they completely unrealistic? We even fail to meet our own expectations, don’t we? The … Read More Expect or Hope