Just a carpenter

By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade. ~Desiderius Erasmus Have you ever wondered about the juxtaposition of the Creator of the Universe's choice of professions when he assimilated himself into humankind in the form of a carpenter? Of all the professions available during that time, why a [...]

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Positive attitudes, friendly smiles and encouraging words

Thursday again already? And already the downhill side of March? Unbelievable. I'm blog hopping again today with Thankful Thursday, hosted by Brian's Home. Entrepreneur had his third immunotherapy session yesterday. So far, so good. We're thankful there hasn't been any significant side effects from these sessions. Definitely not like it was when he was on [...]

The weight of expectations

Ecclesiastes. I will venture a bet it's not a book in the Old Testament too many of you have read. I know I haven't. But, it's quickly moving up the list. And, believe it or not, it does tie into Thankful Thursday. The Old Testament book doesn't dance around the hard questions of life, but [...]

Same war, new battle

This may not seem like a normal Thankful Thursday post, but bear with me. You'll understand in the end. As some of you know, Entrepreneur was granted a 90-day chemo holiday last October. This allowed him to enjoy the holidays and our family vacay to Mexico last December. Last week, he went in for his [...]

Fearfully and wonderfully made

Last month, just before Christmas, a dear friend of mine got promoted to Nana. I've watched for more than 20 years as her daughters have grown into beautiful young women with lives of their own. The birth of their first grand girl was cause for celebration and, since the family is so dear to me, [...]

My One Word for 2019 is……

Yesterday, I recapped my One Word selections since 2015 with a summary of how well it worked for 2018. Now that the gifts are opened, holiday get togethers are finished and we enter into a new year, it's time for me to focus on another word. Resolutions, while made with good intentions, inevitably are forgotten [...]

Spark of friendship

A sweet friendship refreshes the soul. ~Proverbs 27:9 Last Wednesday, Entrepreneur was scheduled for another set of CT scans to monitor the renal cell cancer spots in his lungs. While many friends are aware of the anxiety that always builds up to these appointments, one friend took their support a bit further. No one is [...]