Whom Shall I Fear?

Giving God Your Fears Learning to deal with a chronic illness includes turning your worries and fears over to God. Wondering, worrying and becoming fearful of what the future holds or what others think of you as you confront your chronic illness is a place you just can’t live!
 You must remember the Scriptures and… Continue reading Whom Shall I Fear?

Jesus Will Help You Live Again

Jesus Will Help You Live Again Back during the newlywed days, We lived life for the now. And late nights during our pillow talk Shared future hopes and dreams. Love filled our talks about tomorrows, No idea of the griefs and sorrows Of  a one-day destiny in the ensuing decades And the reality of what ’til… Continue reading Jesus Will Help You Live Again

God Protects and Cares For You

God Is Your Harbor Learning to deal with a chronic illness includes determining how to accept that God protects and cares for you. He is your harbor against the storms of illness and disease. As you deal daily with your chronic illness, you can use a place of refuge, a safe place. The location of shelter… Continue reading God Protects and Cares For You

The Rising Tide by Jeff Shaara

Summary of Book: The Rising Tide is military historical fiction and the first novel of a continuing series by Jeff Shaara based on certain theaters of World War II. It covers the North African Campaign from its position in late May to Rommel’s defeat. It also covers Operation Husky in Italy. The main characters are… Continue reading The Rising Tide by Jeff Shaara

With God, Anything is Possible

Anything is Possible: Learning to deal with a chronic illness includes accepting that with God anything is possible. When faced with a chronic disease you may feel surviving day to day is impossible to do over the course of the struggle. The Bible teaches that with God, anything is possible. Today’s Bible Verse: Luke 18:27… Continue reading With God, Anything is Possible

Four Stars of Valor: The Combat History of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment in World War II

505th PIR Phil Nordyke’s “Four Stars of Valor: The Combat History of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) in World War II” is excellent. It is a must-read for any student of World War II. Mr. Nordyke does a great job as he takes us with the 505th PIR from its beginnings and training in… Continue reading Four Stars of Valor: The Combat History of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment in World War II

Starting High School

  Starting High School In San Francisco, it’s the summer of love, Long haired hippies, peace signs, and doves. In Vietnam, the soldiers are dying, Back home their families are crying, And Sergeant Pepper taught the band to play. Jim wants to “Light My Fire,” While Grace’s rabbit only flies higher. The evening news shows… Continue reading Starting High School

Renewal

Remembering: Learning to deal with a chronic illness includes remembering all that God does for you. 

Today’s Bible Verse: Psalm 103:2-5 (KJV), “Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits: Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases; Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness… Continue reading Renewal

The Gathering Storm

The Gathering Storm by Sir Winston Churchill is the first volume of Churchill’s Noble Prize winning six-part chronicle of World War II. This six-book series is Churchill’s personal memoirs. The Rise of Hitler and Indifference of European Leaders The Gathering Storm depicts the rise of Hitler and the indifference of the leaders of the European… Continue reading The Gathering Storm

We Never Lived In the Now

Someday I wrote the below poem a decade ago after listening to my parents and their friends discussing their dreams, what they hoped to do “someday.” All the men and women were in their late 70s to early 90s in age as they discussed their bucket lists and the future. All are now deceased. I… Continue reading We Never Lived In the Now