Looking Up from Electronics

Live in harmony with one another. Romans 12:16a Sitting in the waiting room I looked around. No one was saying a word. Nearly all had their head down, looking at an electronic device. When I was a little girl I remember Mom chatting with those around her at the doctor's or dentist's office, grocery store, …

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Dusting off the Cobwebs

I don't dare look at the date of my last post. Probably a year!! Or maybe more. So much has gone on over the last 24 months. Rather than rehash my life, I am starting with just today. Last night I couldn't sleep. I have terrible Restless Leg Syndrome. I tossed. I turned. I got …

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2017 ~ Mother’s Day ~ by susan werthem

Over the past week I have seen many posts from friends on Facebook about Moms. Most of my friends wrote of the loss of their Mother. My Mom went to be with The Lord in 1990. I was only 37. Although it seems like a century ago the emotional pain at times is still raw. …

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If it Ain’t Ticks, It’s Fleas

Have you ever felt like if it isn't one thing it's another? My girlfriend loves to say, "If it ain't ticks, it's fleas!" In other words, it's the small stuff that sometimes get us down. Just those annoying little things that seem to pile up. An ache here, a pair of shoes in the living …

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#ChooseLove by susan werthem

Recently I viewed a video on Facebook of a young child, a toddler, lovingly feed yogurt to an older woman. She apparently had suffered a stoke. The tenderness in which this boy spoon-feed her and wiped her mouth brought tears to my eyes. This was truly Love in Action. If my life was filmed, would …

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Finding Forgiveness In Between

Saturday I attended the Memorial Service / Celebration of Life Service for the husband of a Sunday School Class member. I had never met him and barely know his wife; however, through her beautiful emails I felt I knew them both. At least once a week she shared their journey. via an email message. His continued …

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God is in the Details

"God is in the Details" One of my BFFs says this frequently...and she is so right. This evening I witnessed His ever present nudging...letting me know He is in the Details! It has been almost 5 months since I have written a word for this blog. We have been experiencing some rather serious trials and …

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Keep me accountable

When we had our pool put in we were told we had to monthly take a sample of water in for testing in order to keep our warranty on the finish. OOPS we forgot last month!! Yesterday I brought in a sample. With concern, I asked how this was going to affect our warranty. "No …

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Cancer Picked the WRONG Princess!

Just over 2 years ago I asked my readers to pray for Logan. It was the summer of 2013 and our neighbor's 4 year-old daughter Logan was diagnosed with Leukemia.   Today we celebrated "NO MO Chemo"!!! AND Logan's 7th Birthday!! What an awesome afternoon...family and friends celebrating her LIFE! But this I call to mind, …

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