This is My Story

In church this morning we were singing the hymn, "Blessed Assurance."  I've sung it countless times before, but this morning, standing there trying to focus on the Lord and not my current struggle, the chorus hit me in a way it hadn't before. "This is my story, this is my song Praising my Savior all... Continue Reading →

Grace Under Fire

Is it joy in the midst of suffering or suffering in the midst of joy? Or does it really matter which way you look at it?  At any case, this week has been a roller coaster of extreme highs - not just the good news about my classmate's new-found relationship with God, but a similar... Continue Reading →

Next Time in Heaven

You guys!!!  Seriously. My class just ended.   Just wanted to share this followup for those of you who have been praying for my classmate JL.  I'm sitting here in tears again after her last post in the class forum: When I started this class one of the first questions I answered was what my purpose... Continue Reading →

The Untold Story

I used to have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.  There is no cure. I'll just let that sink in for a bit. The thing is, I don't think I have ever posted this story, although I'm pretty sure I've alluded to it.  Today I reread an account of it I had written for a school assignment and... Continue Reading →

On Mission With Words

I hopped on my blog today to write about how off-kilter my focus had been when I started taking the Christian Worldview class I'm currently enrolled in.  I was so focused on passing, with an A.  So completely missing the point.  And I so have changed that focus now. And then I realized I already... Continue Reading →

Editing Myself

I'm taking a class in Christian Worldview as part of my degree-finishing program at a Christian university. My biggest struggle in this class is not over-answering the questions. Well, at least, that's what I thought it was. Until the second week, when I had to post an answer to the question, "Where do atheism and... Continue Reading →

When Failure Is Bad

So hey, how was your day?  Today, I sold two boxes of LEGOs to a stranger who has five kids under the age of 12.  Her kids promptly found two diabetic needles in the boxes. Pretty sure I'm now a contender for the World's Worst Homeschooler Award. The needles were capped, which means they were... Continue Reading →

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