I haven't written anything in a while because my son and his wife had a baby last Wednesday and that sort of took all of my time and energy. Prior to that blessed event, I was with my daughter's family. They live across the entire country from me. That also took a lot of time … Continue reading Goodness and mercy
I'm sharing this Ascension video (below) on the chance that someone reading this today might have this same challenge. I get so easily distracted all the time - not just during prayer. But it's very frustrating to have that happen incessantly as I (try) to pray. I read somewhere that God is pleased with our … Continue reading Distractions, distractions
A repeat entry on some things Jesus said
Today's Gospel reading from Matthew inspired me 3 years ago to write at LENGTH about forgiveness and prayers for our enemies. I'm sharing again today because I still think it's worth pondering and prayerful consideration. So, here it is. Sorry, not sorry that it's so long. https://drowning-in-lemonade.com/2018/06/20/on-loving-my-enemies-i-just-cant-do-it/
I've been reading some interesting things on social media regarding the word, "Amen." My favorite song by this title is from the movie, Lilies of the Field. If you've never seen it, I urge you to find it online and watch it. There is a profound story there about faith - in God and in … Continue reading Amen!
A prayer to share
This is a prayer I've been praying for over a decade. Because the US Military has had Troops deployed to hostile lands for a long time. The latest news with missiles flying into Iraq is disturbing, as is the deployment of thousands of Soldiers at one time. But the U.S. has had people in harm's … Continue reading A prayer to share