When we understand the real reason for the season, a veil is taken off of our hearts, and we enter a new life.
In his infinite love, he commanded his son, Jesus, to come to earth and be the perfect sacrifice for each and every one of us.
So why is it strange to consider how a loving God will send us in a different direction? To lead us where we do not want to go. One that is intended for our good.
I have recently discovered that waiting is when the good, bad, and ugliness of my soul is uncovered and laid bare.
Vern looked out the window of the truck, ready to hit the road. After a week of living in the basement of my daughter’s house, it was time to go home. Given all the comings and goings of little children and adults, Vern seemed happy to get back to his homestead where he could experienceContinue reading “Vern’s Peace of Mind”
Jesus came to get rid of the rose slugs of our lives.
Vern has refused to eat. His belly has shrunken and he is lethargic. Instead of jumping up to take a walk, he chooses to lie on the sofa or in my husband’s lap. I am tempted to worry about him. And because of this worry, Vern’s dish has been placed in front of him moreContinue reading “Choosing Jesus over Worry”
Vern is going into elective surgery today. Maybe I should rephrase this. Vern is having surgery we determined necessary for him. As much as we liked the idea of little Verns running around, it will be easier for everyone involved to have him snipped. Have you ever experienced something in life that was totally outContinue reading “Vern’s Surgery”
Vern couldn’t understand why the collar was being placed around his neck. He was inside and there was no one around. The last time he wore the collar was when he had run off and almost got hit by a car. He remembered the noise, followed by the vibration. At that point, he wasn’t sureContinue reading “Our Unanswered Why Questions”