Tag Archives: God

Stairway – Where Did They Go?

 In my last blog post “Stairway to Heaven?” (click here to see it), I wrote about images of the  path to heaven being a stairway – a unsettling vision for someone who cannot walk.  I’m not the first to think that way.  … Continue reading

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Stairway to Heaven?

It will happen to all of us.  You know what they say, “life is 100 percent fatal”, and “it’s a hard and cold fact that one out of every one person dies”, and “nobody gets out of here alive”.  Yes, … Continue reading

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You May Not Be Able to Tell….

……but I’m getting stronger. It’s a plain hard fact that MS is a thief.  It takes things away from those who involuntarily host it.  Things that used to belong to us now belong to MS.  It makes our bodies weak. But, as my … Continue reading

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Refreshed

I woke to the sound of light rain tinkling on the windows.  We haven’t had rain in awhile and I’d missed its sound.  It wasn’t an angry rain, it was simply and softly refreshing the ground that badly needed it.  I … Continue reading

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Wait

WAIT – Author Unknown Desperately, helplessly, longingly, I cried. Quietly, patiently, lovingly God replied. I pled and I wept for a clue to my fate, And the Master so gently said, “Child, you must wait!” “‘Wait?’, you say, wait!” my … Continue reading

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Answering The Million Dollar Question – Why? Part 10 List

This is the 10th and final post in a series of written words that have helped me understand and/or accept the less desirable things that happen in my life.   This list was an insert in a church bulletin years ago. I … Continue reading

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Answering The Million Dollar Question, Why? – Part 9 No Mistake

This is Part 9 of things that help me understand the reason why something bad has happened, or at least help me accept it.  I read and kept this poem years ago. He Maketh No Mistake  My Father’s way may … Continue reading

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Answering The Million Dollar Question, Why? – Part 8 Quotes

We now resume our “Why” series for a few more posts. I have a little plaque that hangs in my house.  It reads “There are two things I try to remember every morning:  There’s a God, and I’m not Him.”   … 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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