Saturday, July 1, 2017
July always brings with it much to celebrate. My birthday, then son-in-law, Bryan's birthday; grandsons Andy and Titus's birthday and the birthday of our nation. So all July babies get fireworks. Neat, huh? The family seems to be doing fine. Kim is looking for a house; Kelly is enjoying her summer off from school and Daren spends more time at his beach house than he does his home in the mountains. Everyone is in good health and the Lord is blessing. So thankful he is in charge of our lives and I pray that the kids realize this and keep their hearts tuned towards HIM because all this goodness can change in the blink of an eye. We are not promised tomorrow so live today serving him and loving your family.
I actually have five (5) contracts now. No, I won't be getting rich but my name is out there and just maybe someone will read something I've written and pass the word along to someone else and my readership will grow. How's that for a run-on sentence? I love to read and I love to write. I just wish I didn't NEED the money I make from writing. I think the words would flow more freely...you know....creative juices and all. My birthday is the fifth and I feel like I'm running out of time. Seems like they come faster and faster. If I'm not very careful and guard my thoughts I tend to think I'll carry most of my potential to the grave. Depressing, huh? But, that's where you find most potential. However, I fully intend to reach my potential-barring tiredness, health issues, brain deadness and blank screens. Those things are my enemy. And there is scripture to go along with all of them. If I will adhere to them, I will be a conqueror. Because the Lord makes a way when there is no way. Have a great fourth of July.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Well, I guess it's time to get serious about blogging so I can promote my own books. Lot's of new things are happening in the publishing world; some things making it harder than ever for unknowns like myself and exciting things for others. So now, I will have the added job of learning to navigate new media outlets as well as time spent each day visiting websites that aid in said promotions. Even though I'm older, I think I'm up to the challenge. I thought by now I would be slowing down and settling in to a slower more calm routine. What's actually happened has been a change in lifestyles, a push to become healthier so I can succeed at this new pace and a new zeal to accomplish more for Christ in the time I have left. So please bear with me as I become computer savvy and if I come to mind, breathe a quick prayer for my sanity. Thanks. I hope you enjoy following this journey.
Friday, October 14, 2016
Well, ummm, I guess I should make my annual blog post. I swaney it's hard to keep this blog up, but I'm gritting my teeth and praying that procrastination is on its ugly way out the door. Anyway, this morning I've had such a strong urge to share with you the blessings of the Lord from this week. I asked on Facebook that those who wished to, should send goodies for our ladies retreat bags and, oh my, what a wonderful response I've had. From makeup samples to book markers and booklets, we've received enough till our bags will NOT look empty. For a missions church, funds are always hard to come by when you have a special day such as a ladies retreat or men's prayer breakfast. I also asked for our ladies to check and see if they had gifts or things they'd bought and would not use, to give them for door prizes and yep, we have plenty of those, too. Our ladies even bought most of the bulbs for crafts. And I give all the thanks to the Lord for only He can make a person want to share. So often we have the attitude of, "it's mine." But praise be to Him, the response from his children has been exceptional and has created in me an attitude of gratitude. Be blessed my friends.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Welcome to my blog. I figure Facebook is tired of hearing my opinions; I know I'm tired of being afraid; worrying about the country and all the new changes...so I decided to find out where I stand in my faith and fellowship with the Lord. I decided to get quiet. I need to hear from heaven. What does he want of me? I already know I'm his, no doubt there, but in this new day of persecution of christian rights, where does he want me to stand? Am I to be silent and pray only or am I to speak up and possibly offend? I know what I want to do but is it what he wants? So, in order to find his will for me right now, I need to get quiet and leave the social media world. I want to be strong but I want to be wise. And the only wisdom I want comes from the Lord. So, Bible reading, prayer, soul winning and writing will become my daily life and to tell you the truth, I long for it. I love peaceful times with the Lord and no one can take that away from me. If you have a prayer request, feel free to post below and I will add it to my list. I can hardly wait. It feels like I am finally pleasing the Lord. God bless.