“May the roads I travel be free of bumps and dips and the paths I walk be flat and clear. May the restrooms be clean, the food healthy, and bed safe for my sleeping soul. May God bless me as I begin each day in prayer, and end each day in praise.” Kat Challis KatContinue reading “Travelers Prayer”
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It’s 2043- Where are you now?
If you knew with absolute certainty that in 20 years, that’s 2043, Christianity would be the least favored religion in The United States of America how would you change your life now, if any changes were to be sought? Would you make a list of, “Family Values,” and start teaching them to your (other relationship)Continue reading “It’s 2043- Where are you now?”
Just talk to Jesus
Just talk to Jesus where ever you are what ever you are doing take the time and talk to Jesus.
A Tribute to Father
Life is about choices. What we do today could have long-reaching arms. It may seem good or even preferable to the other choices in our dilemma. Leaving God out of the mix is our biggest mistake.
Progression of mental instability
Robert told me, “the first thirteen years of our marriage were great, then all went spiraling down when you got sick.” The sickness he referred of mental instability. The post-partum depression lasted two years, then I bounced back to my normal happy self. Then two years later we had another child. The depression lasted longer.Continue reading “Progression of mental instability”
Happiness Box is created from a Swiffer Plastic Box. The sides are covered with scrap papers cut to fit. The purpose of the box is to act like a journal. Put a happy thought or event on paper in the box. Anytime, you need a spirit lift open up the box and read about happyContinue reading
Paper Crafting Group
Welcome to the group 👋. Hello, Welcome to the Paper Crafting Group- still looking for a group name. I would like to share group ideas with each other for creating cards, junk journals, and scrapbooking. I just took a sabbatical from a card ministry, “Loving Embrace Ministry.” I have a lot of experience making individualizedContinue reading “Paper Crafting Group”
Potato Candy, My family tradition
Potato Candy Recipe Ingredients: One small or medium Irish potato (pronounced “arsh” potato), Use up to two pounds of confectionery sugar, and about one cup peanut-butter; (modern-day; jelly, chocolate, or pie fillings) Directions: Boil potato in its skin (jacket) till done ( for added moisture), then peel off jacket and mash. It will liquefy when sugarContinue reading “Potato Candy, My family tradition”
Suicide and Alcoholism Tragedy
My nephew was fighting alcoholism recovery and setbacks. He was discharged from the USAF two years ago for being drunk on guard duty. His life spun out of control afterward with self-help treatments like AA, swearing off drinking then, going back to it. Depression was his constant enemy. In October 2022, just two short monthsContinue reading “Suicide and Alcoholism Tragedy”
Dying with Dignity
My mom has been visiting her brother and sister-in-law for a month. They live several states away. Her brother is in hospice care with cancer. His time is near the end. Dying with dignity is the most important course of action for him. Knowing about God and Jesus and their saving grace became important toContinue reading “Dying with Dignity”
A few thoughts about Christmas
The holidays are again among us. Every month from September to January there are events to celebrate or bring revelry to us. December was quick on the heels of Thanksgiving, an American holiday to give thanks to our brave forefathers and foremothers. Now, we thank God for the Messiah being born in the city ofContinue reading “A few thoughts about Christmas”
What is self identity?
A friend reminded me last night that everyone has issues. It got me thinking “yes some issues are hidden in one’s heart and others are viable to the world.” We often think about the ones people can not see that come out with anxiety, depression, or some other emotional response for no apparent reason. Prayers always help us overcomeContinue reading “What is self identity?”
I have a lot to be thankful for this year. Our collective health issues have remained the same in some of us and improved in others of my family members. That is good. We have met financial challenges head-on and have conquered them fearlessly. We remain steadfast in our faith and love of God andContinue reading “Thanksgiving 2022”
A Milestone- A New Ending In Love
It’s been four years and four months since I founded Loving Embrace Ministeries and served through Eagles View Church in North, Forth Worth Texas. It was a prayerful decision on my part. The Pastor’s mother has agreed to take over the responsibilities of the ministry, although the name will travel with me. I think myContinue reading “A Milestone- A New Ending In Love”
The bounty of God’s love on Thanksgiving
The bounty of God’s love on Thanksgiving. As I write, I am reminded of God’s love. The people who we now remember as Pilgrims were desperate and called upon God’s grace for the long voyage to a new land. They had sold all that they could and chose to take passage on a ship withContinue reading “The bounty of God’s love on Thanksgiving”
Crossroads with God
Have you ever been so uncertain in your spiritual life that you just say to yourself “I don’t know who I am or what I am supposed to do with my life?” Are you at a crossroads? I grew up in a Baptist church home life. We lived by rules meant to shape us andContinue reading “Crossroads with God”
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/peripheral-neuropathy/symptoms-causes/syc-20352061 Overview Peripheral neuropathy, a result of damage to the nerves located outside of the brain and spinal cord (peripheral nerves), often causes weakness, numbness, and pain, usually in the hands and feet. It can also affect other areas and body functions including digestion, urination, and circulation. Your peripheral nervous system sends information from yourContinue reading “Pheriphal Neuropathy”
10 Signs You May Be Suffering from Nerve Pain
By Dr. Bussell – March 21, 2017 https://lluh.org/services/neuropathic-therapy-center/blog/10-signs-you-may-be-suffering-nerve-pain Where does it hurt? Your arms, hands, legs or feet? Is your entire body suffering from a stabbing, throbbing or numbness that even the simple act of walking becomes like an everyday chore? If so, this pain you are feeling is known as neuropathy pain, which isContinue reading “10 Signs You May Be Suffering from Nerve Pain”
Appitite & Anxiety Out of Control
My Psychiatrist doctor took me off all other psych medications except Abilify and Effexor XR. Soon, I was anxious and depressed or manic. I am going through drug withdrawals. My PCP increased the dosage on other medications to compensate. They make me sleepy, and if I resist, I am a hungry eating machine, like eatingContinue reading “Appitite & Anxiety Out of Control”
Epilepsy- I’m too busy for you!
Having Epilepsy is a kick in the emotional gut. I have several types of epilepsy that are not controllable, and I have family issues. When I spent time in the hospital July 18-21st, 2022, I went back to the ER on the 29th for cluster seizures; I had 15 between the doctor’s office and inContinue reading “Epilepsy- I’m too busy for you!”