Where there is faith

I believe the Lord gave me this to me a year or so ago when I was going through a very difficult time and was feeling very isolated and trapped. I wrote it on a yellow “stickum” and put it on my computer to see all day at work. Other people have copied it

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Humor Can Save Your Life

The story goes that a certain court jester went too far one day and insulted his king. The king became so infuriated he sentenced the jester to be executed. His court prayed upon the king to have mercy for this man who had served him well for so many years. After a time, the

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How Did We Survive

Looking back, it’s hard to believe that we have lived as long as we have.

As children, we would ride in cars with no seat belts or air bags. Riding in the back of a pickup truck on a warm day was always a special treat. Our houses and baby cribs were covered with

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Hope

It’s magic and it’s free It’s not in a prescription It’s not in an IV.

It punctuates out laughter, It sparkles in our tears, It simmers under sorrows, And dissipates our fears.

Do you know what Hope is? It’s reaching past today, It’s dreaming of tomorrow, It’s trying a new way.

It’s pushing past

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Awesome Possibilities

Read James 1:2-8 My friends, consider yourselves fortunate when all kinds of trials come your way, for you know that when your faith succeeds in facing such trials, the result is the ability to endure. -James 1:2-3 (TEV) WITH two days remaining, I was frantically trying to finish an art project for an upcoming

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Comes The Dawn

After awhile you learn the subtle difference between holding a hand and chaining a soul. And you learn that love doesn’t mean security, And you begin to learn that kisses aren’t contracts And presents aren’t promises. And you begin to accept your defeats with you head up and your eyes open. With the grace

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What Does ASD Mean, Mom?

I had just walked in the door and quickly went in to kiss my sleeping 9 year old “goodnight.” She had drifted off to sleep, curled up next to a copy of the book I had just written. She was especially proud of ‘her’ book because, she was after all, on the cover.

As

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Beating the Labels

From Stories for the Homeschool Heart

After only one year of marriage and both in their early twenties, Donna and Calvin Bader were told it that conceiving children was unlikely for them without some kind of fertility treatments. Since they wanted children right away, this was a big disappointment. Both agreed however, to skip

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White Lillies

I just had to share this story with you all.  I’ve had a tough year with my son Michael’s illness and the ongoing breast cancer battle my sister Shirley is struggling with.  There have been times when it has been difficult but I’ve managed to press on.

This past Tuesday I took the day off

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In His Arms

– Christina Hasson

You’ve been by my side, all through my life You’ve been there for the good times, but especially the times of strife I cursed you and cried many days as a child I didn’t understand, you were there all the while Why did it take so long for me to finally

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