He’s Already There…

  My friend’s parents have both been diagnosed with cancer.  The diagnosis of her mother came first then that of her father and just weeks apart.  My heart breaks because I know the pain of hearing words such as “terminal”, “cancer”, and “chemo therapy”. I remember how scared and angry I felt. I talked to […]

Surgery and Recovery: Things I’ve Learned

What have I learned through my recent experience with surgery and recovery? 1- That God never leaves even while in a casket like MRI machine. 2- He makes Himself known through tough times too. 3- God heals and gives unbelievable peace. 4- Some neurosurgeons are pretty much done with you after surgery. 5- God gives hugs through […]

Who Makes You Complete? by Julie Moore

    She was so lonely and had been for at least 12 years. She was sick, fatigued, pale, broke and needed someone to help her. But there was no one. Anna had no support from family, friends or the church and at times felt she it might be better to end her life. She […]

For Such A Time As This: Testimony by Holly Watson

I’m so happy to welcome my new friend Holly Watson. I first connected with Holly through Facebook when I read one of her devotionals. Her writing is inspiring and hopeful and you need to visit her blog to really see what I mean. You can visit her place A Deeper Walk With Holly at graceforusdevotional.blogspot.com. Holly is sharing […]

Momma Memories

I just read a wonderful post by a new bloggy friend at Coming East called Crossing the Bar. It so touched my heart and brought chill bumps to my arms. Today is her sister’s birthday and she wrote a beautiful tribute to Karen. This brought back memories of my precious mother. Oh how I miss […]

The Night My Husband Got Shot

The first time I looked after taking off the bandages I screamed. The only time I had seen a gun shot was on TV and it appeared the bullet went in and came out leaving only a small hole most the time. But this, this was not like that! This was muscle, ligaments, and a […]

Zumba and Me

This week on my healthy lifestyle journey has been better. I bought Zumba for the Wii. Need I say more? Well just for kicks I will. The goal is to make it through a 20 minute session, each session is broken down into 4 and 5 minute parts. Chelle (Hound’s fiancée) and I have made […]

Zumba and Me

This week on my healthy lifestyle journey has been better. I bought Zumba for the Wii. Need I say more? Well just for kicks I will. The goal is to make it through a 20 minute session, each session is broken down into 4 and 5 minute parts. Chelle (Hound’s fiancée) and I have made […]

Why I Keep Staying on the Weight Loss Journey

So I have to give an update of my journey to health. 1- Last week I ate much healthier than the week before, but didn’t lose any weight. 2- I feel on days like today I kind of balanced things out when I ate 3 homemade cookies for lunch, then a small bowl of beanie […]

10 Things I Liked About This Week of My Journey to Health

1- I do like that I’ve lost 4 pounds! 2- I like that I have a tiny bit more energy this week. 3- I do like it that I don’t have to eat as much to get full. 4- I do like it that candied orange slices are sweet enough to satisfy me today instead […]