The final straw…

So, there could have been a lot of things that spurred a change in my behaviors. My father had serious heart problems, a massive heart attack at 54 (quadruple bypass and a valve replacement) and passed away at 63. That could do it. But it doesn't. My brother recently suffered a mild heart-attack at 57. He lives near me. I see the changes he's making. Maybe it should be that. All these wake up calls. But it wasn't. It was something much simpler, much more vane. A tennis bracelet. My wrist is so thick, I cannot wear my tennis bracelet. I can't wear any bracelets.

God wink…

Happy New Year. Today marks the first day of 2022. And I am excited to start a new year with a fresh slate. I have to admit, I've been saddened by so many of the comments on social media regarding 2021. 2021 was overall a good year for me. It wasn't perfect, or even what …

Covid — Round 2

At the end of 2019 my husband and I both came down with a nasty virus of "some kind". It presented like the flu - 4 days of fever, chills, just plain old awfulness. From there it became more of a sinus thing and eventually, for me any way, it dropped into my chest. After …

Testing faith…

Yesterday one of our pastors gave a really beautiful sermon. He started with two questions: Do I believe that God is Sovereign; andIf so, does my life reflect that I believe God is? So what does that mean, exactly? I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.Revelations 22:13 God is the beginning and the …

Week 2

On June 4th I met for the first time with my new personal trainer. Michelle is wonderful. She's bright, fun, and fitness minded, as a good trainer should be. But what I think I love the most after a few weeks working with her and with her program is that she listens and responds. When …

Sisterhood…

You can't make a new, old friend. I don't know who the first person was to say that, but there is so much truth in those words. I didn't fully understand the meaning behind these words until I moved. It was not difficult to leave behind our former home, the security of knowing how to …