Standing firm in the moment ~ by susan werthem

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. ~ R. W. Emerson Over the past couple of days I have seen this in action. I have witnessed families with serious situations coming down the pike and tragic events that have occurred in the past. These …

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Storms…Approaching, in the midst or coming out of one

Each of us are either in the middle of a storm, coming out of a storm or approaching one. Last week, we were heading into one and we didn’t even know it. Life has been great. We had just celebrated my birthday with family and friends. Our children and grandchildren had been here for a …

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Rain, Rain go away

Rain drops falling onto the rooftop. Water pouring out of the gutter. Droplets on the windowpane. Things I once loved about rainy weather. Now storms frequently make me feel uncomfortable. It's the uncertainty of what's hidden within the walls of the storm that I do not like. It was back in the late '90s that …

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Backed into a Corner?

Life can sometimes make me feel like I'm backed into a corner, especially when I take my eyes off of God. Therefore encourage one another with these words. (1 Thessalonians 4:18 NIV) Early yesterday morning my dear friend called me knowing that I felt this way. She had just finished praying for me during her …

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He’s Got My Back

Yesterday work was tedious. Spreadsheets, numbers, multiple programs, serious stuff...mentally exhausting. No breaks. Crunch, crunch, crunch. That's all good...but still became stressful. Late in the afternoon I'm headed to a serious meeting and I see a new email from WordPress...someone "liked" my blog. Nice. While I was in the elevator I read their short post …

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Life is not a Hallmark Card ~ by susan werthem

In case you haven’t noticed, life is NOT a Hallmark card!!! Over the past two days I have spoken to several of my friends and we all agree that life is definitely not a Hallmark card or one of those sappy movies on TV. Life is messy. This time of year seems to exaggerate unhealthy …

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