health journey

Not the summer I expected…

This has been an odd summer. I planned on leisurely floating my pool most days and completing a couple projects. Instead, I worked 12 hour days on a little summer show for the first week out of school. Then there was the 4th of July parade, followed by some time with a grand daughter. At… Continue reading Not the summer I expected…

Scripture Sunday

Breaking Free of the “Self-Pity Party” – Thoughts on Forgiveness

This week I was watching the Hallmark Channel series The Good Witch and I heard this quote, "Hate traps you in the past." This quote led me to ponder forgiveness for several days. I think that forgiveness is often a misunderstood principle. This is usually the case when we are in need of forgiving an… Continue reading Breaking Free of the “Self-Pity Party” – Thoughts on Forgiveness

Thought Tuesday

Lifting the Poor Wayfaring Men of Grief

As we were leaving a Walmart parking lot yesterday, I rolled down my car window and gave a dollar to a homeless man on the corner. He grabbed my hand and genuinely thanked me for the dollar, but asked if I had anything for a headache. It was so hot outside. No wonder he had… Continue reading Lifting the Poor Wayfaring Men of Grief

Scripture Sunday

Contention – Nobody Got Time For That!

"And he commanded them that there should be no contention one with another, but that they should look forward with one eye, having one faith and one baptism, having their hearts knit together in unity and in love one towards another." Mosiah 18:21 I've been thinking about and pondering this scripture for a couple of… Continue reading Contention – Nobody Got Time For That!


#bethelight – Day 33

Yesterday was about giving the gift of water.  Water to drink and Living water.  My husband and I made a donation to the Humanitarian Fund at church.  I wasn't sure where to take the case of water we bought, so today we are getting the family together to put together little bags with a couple… Continue reading #bethelight – Day 33