Archive | September 2016

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Man Time

Yesterday, my brother drove all day and arrived late last night for a visit. It was so good to see him. We talk via Facetime, but of course it isn’t the same as being in person. Today he and my dad took a drive up to the cabin in the mountains. I didn’t realize he […]

No More Headache

After a few days of eating too much food I shouldn’t be eating – especially sugar – I found myself fighting off a migraine yesterday. I thought I was doing pretty good until I woke up about 3:30 this morning with a pounding head. I tried to re-position a couple of times to no avail. […]

An Ordinary Call

Today I got a surprise phone call from my son. He updated me on his wife and kids and job and weather. We chatted for a long time about ordinary things. There was nothing unusual, shocking, or special that we talked about. Perhaps that is why it was so special to me. I Found God […]

Conquering Concerns

My dad stopped driving several months ago because he was getting dizzy spells. Since then, the spells have mostly subsided and he has been “threatening” every now and then that he will start driving again. This morning┬áhe had a doctor’s appointment that he needed to go to. We cannot leave my mom alone, so we […]

Encouraging Doctor

This evening I asked my mom how she found God today. She said she was thinking about that earlier. She said she is so grateful for the medical people God has sent her – especially her primary care physician who we saw today. He spent more time than normal with us going through all the […]

Pope and the Babies

During this “Year of Mercy”, on one Friday each month Pope Francis has been visiting different groups of people who are underprivileged, marginalized, or suffering. A while ago, I saw a video of him visiting former prostitutes who were in a safe house. Today I saw a captivating video of the pope visiting a hospital […]

Farm Fresh Food

When my sister and her husband bought a house and land a year and a half ago, they had big dreams of gardens, chickens, goats, and bees. The property required quite a bit of fixing up and they first focused on the house during the winter months. Once Spring time came, they started on the […]