It's never fun to be rejected. I suppose that's a bit of an understatement. Rejection can be devastating. But we have to look at the other person's point of view and the reasons they feel they have a right to reject you. Maybe you really did do something to disappoint them, maybe you betrayed them, … Continue reading To understand…
Until very recently, the official state orders in New York were to return people to nursing homes even if they were not completely recovered from the Coronavirus. This allowed the virus to spread among those who were universally known to be the most vulnerable in our society. Too many died due to this policy. I … Continue reading Thoughts on a Friday
I'm continuing sharing portions of my 'mini-retreat' talk that I gave at Nellis Air Force Base. This is one of 5 psalms we experienced at the women's retreat the day prior, a Saturday. (If you missed yesterday's entry from same, I invite you to go back and read that … Continue reading Psalm 91
Yesterday was a very enlightening day for me. I started off by attending an inspiring, energizing talk by a a wonderful sister in Christ. She talked about anxiety, depression, and lots of other behavioral health issues that her family has experienced over the years. It was compelling, certainly, to listen to, and then uplifting to … Continue reading Lift Up Your Eyes
I hope and pray you can open this link to watch. If not, if you have Instagram, please go to #catholicconnect to view. And then share. I've got nothing to add. Just please watch and be amazed. Praise God for such a sweet soul as this. And God bless him and his family as they … Continue reading Romans 12:21
If you've been following me for more than a couple of weeks you know I love my contemporary Christian songs. Here's the latest. It's called Why God by Austin French. Watch the video. It's very moving. Love the song, of course. I actually like his little monologue prior to the music video the best. When … Continue reading Why God?
https://www.militarytimes.com/news/2019/06/26/two-us-troops-killed-in-afghanistan/#.XRTg3wohaF1.email When ever Troops are killed in action (combat zones), I usually curse upon learning of the losses. It's not very pretty or classy, I suppose, but it's my honest reaction. I used to do that when Sean would notify me of deaths in our unit when he was a Brigade Commander, too. That visceral … Continue reading “…to give you a future of hope”
I wrote this when I was still an Active Duty Army wife. I think, though I can't be sure, that I wrote it during one of my husband's many deployments to dangerous places. I think it's obvious when you read it why I wrote it. Sometimes you need to remind yourself of some basic truths. … Continue reading Thoughts on love from an old Army wife