In the beginning, my search for God was more like an intellectual exercise that eventually leads to an emotional response. I can not believe without understanding. I hear a lot of people talking about loving God. What does that mean? How do I love something I can't define? Well, I need to define a term, … Continue reading How I define God, and what that means to me
Well, I’m back. I’ve been thinking that I have written about and exhausted all the healing that has taken place in the past, to overcome the effects of child abuse, which made me who I am today. It’s time to start writing about my maintenance program. How do I stay happy, peaceful and loving? I … Continue reading My Daily Spiritual Studies
Life indeed is a journey. It takes you many places both mentally and physically. It is filled with trials and tribulations, challenges of all kinds, both good and bad. I don't recall at the moment if I've mentioned in previous blogs, but I have moved 48 times in my life, 10 with my family while … Continue reading Life’s Journey
God did not create us to be solitary beings. Joy and happiness are to be shared. Everyone needs that one person they can be comfortable with, to pour out their heart and soul to, and not be judged or criticized. That’s why couples get married; they have found that special person. We all need a … Continue reading Companionship is God Sanctioned.
Once I graduated from high school and got away from my abusive father, my life didn’t get a lot better. I was not being battered anymore, and that was a plus, but I had a disturbed personality, created by my past, and was making bad choices and nothing was going right in my life. The … Continue reading From Frustration to Gentle Patience
I have been doing a lot of thinking about Hope lately. I always saw Hope as a wish, but I have discovered that it is much more than that. For many years I didn’t have much hope that anything in my life would change. I wished it would but didn’t have any confidence that it … Continue reading Hope and Expectation changed my life.
Hello everyone, I’m going to do something a little different with this blog. I’m going to talk about what I’m doing with my life now, instead of how I found healing in the past. I told my daughter a while back I was going to get rid of everything in the house I wasn’t using, … Continue reading De-Clutter Your Life
As I lay in my bed early this morning listening to the bird's chirp, I was thinking about who I am. I realized that the more I think about myself as God’s image and likeness, the refection of his being, the better my life becomes. I am stronger, happier, and more alive than I have … Continue reading “God is my strength and power: and he maketh my way perfect”
When we are children it is so important that we have good role models, so we grow up with a healthy attitude about life and our perception of the world around us is clear and true. When we are abused we grow up with all sorts of incorrect beliefs about life and how to deal … Continue reading Seeing through God’s eyes transformed my life
Just recently I read a blog that just broke my heart. This young woman was so full of anger, hate, and frustration that her life is just agony. I wanted to reach out and take her in my arms and tell her everything is going to be OK. But, peace only comes from letting go … Continue reading How I Learned to Let Go and Let God!