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!
Naturally, I am NOT a morning person! Few things help me wake up and smile early on, especially around 4 am, but the smile of my precious granddaughter, Hailey! I’m very grateful to have the opportunity to see her and take care of her often. I have a grandson too in Texas that I don’t get to see often. Both babies were born within … Read More A Great Way to Start The Day
Last week, a young successful author passed away. She left a husband , very young children and a kind, godly family. She has been the subject of many posts lately. Some have trouble understanding why God allowed this to happen. I was praying for her when I heard that she was very ill. She was successful at what she did. But “why?”, I ask. … Read More When I Don’t Understand
I think of three words to describe living with epilepsy. These three words are: Loneliness, Hurt and Fear. Mostly epilepsy is known as having a seizure disorder. This is true, but epilepsy has many other symptoms and side effects; and even the medicines can have serious side effects. Even when we go through a period of being ” seizure free”, we still have daily … Read More Describing Life With Epilepsy
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
They seized Him, led Him away, and brought Him into the high priest’s house. Meanwhile Peter was following at a distance. They lit a fire in the middle of the courtyard and sat down together, and Peter sat among them. When a servant saw him sitting in the firelight, and looked closely at him, she said, “This man was with Him too.”But he denied it: “Woman, I don’t … Read More No Way, Man!
I wrote a post last week called Life- Now and Later. This was about living not only for today, but setting goals that will make a difference in our lives, now, later and for eternity. I’ve been thinking about why it is important to make a difference for others as well. After watching the news this morning, I saw a consistent theme from those … Read More Make Life Count
In western society we have a lot of ways to identify ourselves and others. We have driver’s licenses, passports, social security cards, birth certificates, and employment IDs. Some people even make a big issue to build their identity around their race, gender and other attributes. What is the purpose in all the ways we attempt to categorize ourselves and others? To build a meaningful … Read More May I See Your ID Please?
” 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