Quiet Time With God

Time With God “I rise before the dawning of the morning, And cry for help; I hope in Your word.” Psalm 119:147 NKJV 1. Set a Regular Time Psalm 119:147a – “I rise before the dawning of the morning, …” The Psalmist has a regular time designated for meeting God. He rises early in the… Continue reading Quiet Time With God

Resting in the Lord

4.1 My Story You may be like my late wife was when she was battling Stage Four Melanoma cancer. She found herself very tired. She needed rest. My daily caregiving also left me weary. Like my wife, I needed rest. The managing of my wife’s schedule took a skillset even an air traffic controller would… Continue reading Resting in the Lord

Tears Are Normal

3.1 My Story “I removed the tumor. The tests also showed it has spread to her lymph nodes. I removed thirty-four of them,” said the surgical oncologist. I stared at her. She was slowly becoming out of focus as I became teary-eyed. I knew the initial diagnosis of Stage 3 Melanoma Cancer was terrible. I… Continue reading Tears Are Normal

How to be Courageous

How to be Courageous 2.1 My Story One of the first thoughts I had when my wife received the diagnosis that she had stage three Melanoma was how am I going to care for her and love her unconditionally until she dies. I knew the Melanoma was going to kill her unless God intervened. I… Continue reading How to be Courageous

It’s Okay to be Afraid

1.1 My Story My eyes locked on to the bloody spot on the lower left front of my wife Benita’s blouse. “What’s going on? What’s with the blood?” I asked pointing to the half-dollar sized strain. My heart was aching. It looked terrible, scary. I knew this couldn’t be good. Miss Benita gazed down toward… Continue reading It’s Okay to be Afraid

Christian Love

How Christian Love Works: An Example 1.   Christian love is thankful for the best in others. “I thank my God, making mention of thee always in my prayers” – Philemon verse 4 KJV Do you pray for your friends? Are you more concerned about what you can get from your friends than what you can do… Continue reading Christian Love

Small Ball

Small Ball Get ’em on Get ’em over Get ’em in Jimmie Aaron Kepler 2012 Photo Source: United States Information Agency [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Prayers for the Chronically Ill: 60 Prayers – Kindle Edition – Free on Amazon

Prayers for the Chronically Ill: 60 Prayers – Kindle Edition  The Kindle eBook “Prayers for the Chronically Ill: 60 Prayers” is available for free on Amazon. Click FREE BOOK to get your copy.  Please share with your friends that they can get a copy of the book at no cost. It is free through Sunday, September 29,… Continue reading Prayers for the Chronically Ill: 60 Prayers – Kindle Edition – Free on Amazon

Lady Violinist

Lady Violinist Golden hair frames the picture Of a countenance with a gilded gleam, Her eyes are the clear windows Through which the hurt is seldom seen. Sweet melodies fluidly flow Methodically from her fingers and bow, A zest for life is apparent and yet The quest for personal fulfillment isn’t always met. Ethical philosophies… Continue reading Lady Violinist

How to Hang On

How to Hang On 23.1 My Story The date was April 11, 2018. The day of the week was Wednesday. I had awoken at the usual time of 5 AM. I stepped into the master bedroom where my wife was resting. I took her hand and held it. I leaned over the hospital bed and… Continue reading How to Hang On