Several years ago, my daughter told me that my grandson "Bill" had a girlfriend," Mary," but he was reluctant to tell me about it because Mary was older than he was. Bill was aware that in our unyielding horse and buggy culture, a man is supposed to be older than a woman. Isn't it amazing that in our "anything goes" world, we still give chronological age the power to rule … [Read more...] about The Angst And Agony Of Disobeying Society’s Age Rules
Warning: Some of the links provided here are shocking and not for children and may save you spiritually and even physically. I pray you will give each one your consideration.
First, something I look forward to every Friday is that Jamie Walden’s mom, Lisa, posts a from-the-heart faith-based message on her Facebook page. In a recent post, Lisa offered a suggested … [Read more...] about Where Is The Love?
How many times do we hear we shouldn't be so stressed out? We should be in the constant namaste state of chill. Easier said than done, right? But unfortunately, we live in a fast-paced world where everything we do stresses us out. Even the morning alarm puts us in a stressful state.
What does all this stress do to our bodies? Where should I start? Let's start with … [Read more...] about Stress and Our Stressed-Out Endocrine System
On the occasion of my seventy-fifth birthday, I was able to do a lot of reflecting and begin my celebration with much less regret than usual. I had the opportunity to speak with some of my children, open a variety (87 to be exact) of greeting cards (some with special $urprises inside, and take in all the beautiful presents like that huge TV, new stand for it and the recliner … [Read more...] about Happy Thoughts From The Birthday Girl
It's a familiar quote, and ain't that the truth?
I just completed my first full year on Medicare, and as a part of my annual Medicare wellness exam, I was provided multiple screenings that Medicare would pay for. The one test I was curious about was a cognitive test. The good news is that I passed. Phew! I didn't know what to expect, and I thought I'd … [Read more...] about Getting Old Is Not for Sissies
In Jeremiah 2, Almighty God mourned that His people had exchanged His Glory over their lives for idols, other gods that had no value. We’re warned throughout His Word to fear nothing and no one but Him, nor worship anything or anyone but Him, to have no false gods or idols in our lives. Jonah 2:9(8) CJB declares, “Those who worship vain idols give up their source of mercy.” … [Read more...] about How Do I Love ME—Let Me Count the Ways