Fruitful?

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23 NIV I finally grasped the difference between busy and fruitful at some point in the last few years. I once ran myself ragged trying to do far too much and none of it toContinue reading “Fruitful?”

Loss…

“Blessed are those who mourn, For they shall be comforted” Matthew 5:4 NKJV This week I lost something very dear to me very unexpectedly. Honestly, I don’t think I’ve handled it well. I realized that today when I showed up for an appointment that isn’t for another two weeks! We all lose things in life. Some major,Continue reading “Loss…”

Shelter!

“Deliver me, O Lord, from my enemies; In You I take shelter” Psalm 143:9 NKJV My “yard cats” know exactly where to go in times of trouble. I’ve watched them hightail it up this tree in mere seconds. Unfortunately, we aren’t always as quick to run to our safe haven. Some of us are quick to turnContinue reading “Shelter!”

Pretty Girl!

Last night I lost my pretty girl. One moment she’s clearing her throat. The next, she is gone. She was not a young dog. A cataract was slowly growing in one eye. I suspected her hearing might be waning (though she could hear a bag of chips opened in the kitchen from the second floor!)Continue reading “Pretty Girl!”