Tag: Prayer

  • Open wounds: When the Hurt meets the Healer (Part 2)

    Continued from “Open Wounds: When the Hurt meets the Healer (Part 1)” Let’s review and expand on my Takeaways from my husband’s hand injury: Men – listen to your wives! I try not to be the “I told you so” wife, but for some reason, when it comes to the care of my family, my […]

  • Open wounds: When the Hurt meets the Healer (Part 1)

    “Cecily, we have to go to the hospital right NOW!” My husband, John, was standing in the doorway between the mudroom and the garage clutching his hand in a towel. He was still wearing his snow blowing gear and furry hat. It took me a few seconds to process what was happening. I had been […]

  • Faith in the fire: When you love an addict (Part 2)

    Continued from Part 1 The next thing I knew, Gordon wasn’t the focus in the room – I was. They were quickly and efficiently hoisting me up onto a gurney and wheeling me out into the hallway where they left me to come to my senses. I lay there in a stupor of sadness and […]

  • Falling: How we fall and how we get up (Part 2)

    Now let’s look at the fall. When I fell three years ago in my house, I fell so hard that my children who were in the basement came running up to see what happened. They said it sounded like something blew up in the house! The pain was immediate and the injuries were long lasting. […]

  • Falling: How we fall and how we get up (Part 1)

    I caught myself just in time. My foot started to slip out from under me as I walked to my car on our snowy driveway, but I managed to catch my balance before the slip turned ugly. I live in New England and winter here can often mean slipping and falling on ice and snow. […]

  • Flight of the Monarch: Guest Blog Post

    Below is a blog written by my friend, Jamie Sasien. I know you’ll be blessed. I look forward to hosting other guest bloggers on my site so stay tuned! As a homeschooling mom of three children I’m always learning.  My girls and I have been studying insects and when we got to the butterflies we […]

  • Yikes! It’s time to make a change: How to find the strength you need

    Have you ever known that there is a change that you need to make in your life but you have absolutely NO desire to execute that change? Have you ever wrestled with the impossibility that you will be able to follow through or be successful in making the change you know is needed? Maybe you […]

  • Choices: How to Make Better Ones

    We have choices to make every day.  And if the truth be told, we would love to make all good choices. However, we will make some good and some bad choices this very day. The issue is that when we have a choice to make, we don’t see all of the consequences. How can we see all […]

  • The Bride of Christ: What does this have to do with you? (Part 2 of 3)

    A number of years ago, I was asked to speak at a Retreat and the theme was “Preparing the Bride”.  Below is part of the message I shared. It came back to my heart recently and I feel that it’s a current word for us. Now I want to tell you the some of the […]

  • Chain Breaker: Keys to breaking free from depression and anxiety (Part 2)

    (This is Part 2 of the message, Chain Breaker: Keys to overcoming depression and anxiety. See the last post for Part 1) God’s presence is our refuge. Psalm 62: 8 and 9 says, “Patiently wait for God alone, my soul! For He is the one who gives me confidence. He alone is my protector (my […]

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