Monthly Archives: February 2014

Weathered

WE INTERRUPT OUR REGULARLY SCHEDULED POSTS IN THE ‘WHY’ SERIES TO BRING YOU THIS WEATHER REPORT WRITTEN YESTERDAY. The day is starting and I hear a bird chirping outside.  Feeling ready for spring, I open the curtain and see the … Continue reading

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Answering The Million Dollar Question, Why? – Part 7 Opportunities

Here’s another way to look at things when we’re asking why something has happened. LIFE IS A SERIES OF PROBLEM-SOLVING OPPORTUNITIES. “The problems you face will either defeat you or develop you – depending on how you respond to them. … Continue reading

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Answering The Million Dollar Question, Why? – Part 6 If Only

When we’re seeking an answer to why something bad has happened, we naturally want to wish it away. If Only   “We were under great pressure, far beyond our ability to endure…. But this happened that we might not rely on … Continue reading

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Answering the Million Dollar Question, Why? – Part 5 Requests

Questioning why something happened to you?  Read this. “I asked God to take away my pain.  God said, It is not for me to take away, but for you to give it up. I asked God to make my handicapped … Continue reading

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Answering The Million Dollar Question, Why? – Part 4 Professor

Looking for answers to the question “why did this bad thing happen to me?”  Part 4 is another story to consider. The Professor ‘Let me explain the problem science has with religion. ‘The atheist professor of philosophy pauses before his … Continue reading

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Answering The Million Dollar Question, Why? – Part 3 Teacup

This is the third part in a series of posts sharing writings that help me accept things that sometimes don’t seem to make sense. THE TEACUP A couple vacationing in Europe went strolling down a little street and saw a … Continue reading

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Answering The Million Dollar Question, Why? – Part 2 Cake

This is Part 2 of things that help me understand the “whys” of life.  I hope it helps you too. You’ll notice a theme here.  It’s God.  If you don’t believe He exists, then feel free to skip these posts … Continue reading

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Answering the Million Dollar Question, Why? – Part 1-Embroidery

When we are searching for reasons why bad things have happened or are happening to us, there are many things to consider.  Two stories follow. “When I was a little boy, my mother used to embroider a great deal. I would … Continue reading

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The Million Dollar Question – Introduction

Our lives are filled with events that happen one after another.  Some are big.  Some are small.  Some jump out and grab our attention while others go by almost unnoticed. We ask the question “why” about many of the events in … Continue reading

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The Jeweled World of Janie – Part 2

My last post showed a collection of beautiful things made by the hands of my friend Janie.  In this post, her Christmas decorations will be showcased. During the holidays, Janie and her husband replace the decorative covers on their pillows.  Off come … Continue reading

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