Tag Archives: trusting God

The Untangling–Again

Over 20 years ago I had a piece published in a Sunday School take-home paper titled, “The Untangling.” I thought of that true story recently when I faced a new tangled mess, which I felt determined to untangle. Here is … Continue reading

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Letting Go of Trying To Control–Again

Not long ago, I once again got caught in attempts to control the behavior of others. These individuals who claim to be Christians acted in unChristlike ways. This affected other people and me. When I confronted them on their behavior … Continue reading

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Laying My Burdens Down Repost

Today I’m reposting a blog from this date seven years ago. I pray it ministers to you as it did to me in the rereading. I’ve added a song about laying our burdens down, which I heard for the first … Continue reading

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Time In Prison

Not long ago a man I know and love talked about his chronic pain. Every day no matter what he does, he cannot escape the pain he feels. “It’s like being in prison,” he said. Although chronic physical pain remains … Continue reading

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A Better Blessing

I should get some glasses for the solar eclipse, I reminded myself. The eclipse was less than a week away, and I felt special that the day of the eclipse was also my birthday. Later that day I read in … Continue reading

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Yay! He Gets It

I called a loved one yesterday, and it turned into an exciting phone call. We talked first about our concerns for another loved one who faced dire circumstances in his life after a series of wrong choices. Then he shared … Continue reading

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Run Seven Miles? Impossible! Not!

When my daughter asked me to run with her a number of years ago, I had doubts I would be able to accomplish the task. I hadn’t run in years, and problems with my feet plagued me when I tried … Continue reading

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