People thought WW3 would be nuclear, a rogue nation with a big huge bomb. Instead the world is now at war with a micro-organism that we cannot see, smell or hear. It has swept in silently, like a snow squall on a winter’s day, blanketing our world in contagion. The World is at WAR against COVID19. The front lines are not traditional battlefields, the … Continue reading …the snow squall
In the days when every night ended with multiple glasses of wine, my daily responsibilities and routine were the switch that kept my drinking in check. The carpool and committee meetings, and the daily tasks I carried out as Family Manager, ensured that no wine was poured before 5pm. God knew that the time would come for me when those superficial controls would disappear. Children would go … Continue reading …5 o’clock
I am thankful for the dawn that arrives each morning reminding me daily of God’s love and His promise to be light in the darkness. Humanity is now in a dark time, passing through a wilderness that none of us could have ever imagined. I am however confident in God’s promise is that He is here and that a long as we trust in Him, … Continue reading …let there be light
For as long as I can remember, a glass of milk has been my go to comfort drink. Long before I spiraled into glass after glass of wine to silence the voices in my head, I drank milk to ease my nerves. I even downed a glass before walking down the aisle! Last night at 2 a.m., after tossing and turning for far too long, I … Continue reading …comforting
Do you ever think, what if? Do you ever imagine the how your life might be different? What if had you turned right instead of left. What if you had talked to that handsome guy a little longer at the Christmas party when you were younger? What if you had truly stopped drinking 984 days ago? What if? If we are wise, and healthy, we … Continue reading …what if?
The seed is the word of God. Luke 5:11 NIV Scrolling through my Saturday morning Facebook feed, an illustrated post by Laura Kelly Fanucci at Mothering Spirit appeared with this verse. I read it and scrolled on. Moments later I felt a pull to go back and read it again. The seed is the word of GOD. …and again. The seed is the WORD … Continue reading …seeds and soil
Yesterday I used a tool on a Christian website to discover my Word of the Year for 2020. Carefully and honestly I answered each question, knowing that no else would know what I had disclosed with my responses. At the end of the exercise a single word was revealed, STAND To be honest my first reaction was confusion, this was not what I had expected. … Continue reading …Stand