Proverbs 18: 24 A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother. When we met you, we didn’t know you would change our family forever. You were friends with my husband and sister in law through the department. I’d never made a guy BFF outside of my own brothers, … More Brandall Selestewa February 26, 1979 – January 21, 2021
The other night, a little after midnight, I let our dogs out to do their business before I went to bed. As I stood in the darkness praying, I heard a song playing in the distance. It was familiar and I strained my ears to identify it. I recognized it as, “Rescue … More In the Desert, Not Deserted.
I’m not afraid of government overreach as much as I’m afraid of citizens mutual intolerance of each other. I’m not afraid of a virus as much as I’m afraid of the anger that is growing between those who hold different perspectives. I’m not as afraid that we need to fight for a right to worship … More No Bitter Aftertaste
The first time I saw neon colored tiny frogs at the zoo, my jaw dropped. My inner 80’s child, practically squealed at their Lisa Frank style coloring. Unfortunately my excitement was quickly squelched when I learned they are incredibly poisonous. I wouldn’t have survived very long, had I grown up in the Amazon and followed … More Poison darts and fruit baskets
I’ve found myself feeling restless lately. I’m struggling physically with some new issues and working with my doctors to try and sort out what is wrong and it’s not a short and easy process. Social media is usually a main source of fraternization for me, but lately the current political climate has transformed … More Drivers Ed
Easter is this weekend, and I promise you that the temples will still be full. Inanimate temples made with the hands of man, may stand empty, but the living temples of our souls will be full. Acts 17:24-28 24. God that made the world and all things therein, seeing that he is Lord of … More Emmanuel, God with us.
What should we do during COVID-19 pandemic and worldwide scrambling? I know my roll and it isn’t toilet paper. I’ve been told what lane to drive in and where to focus my eyes set on the horizon. Regardless of long lines, food and toilet paper shortages, and grim outlooks… My concern cannot be not only … More Eyes On The Prize
This year, my son has been enduring religious persecution from a physics teacher in his high school. I’ve had to get involved, and honestly it’s been a horrible process. It’s kept me up at night, I’ve spent hours carefully typing and wording emails, talking to school staff on the phone, and it’s been exhausting. It … More Cruelty- Free
For the last five months, I’ve been dealing with an intermittent pain in my back, stomach, and chest, that would stop me in my tracks. I originally thought it was a kidney stone, but a CT scan a month ago revealed a moderate sized gallstone. I saw a surgeon who recommended my gallbladder be removed … More When life has the gall to throw stones.
My almost 3 yr old nephew burst in my master bedroom the other night. I’d just received a text letting me know that a very close friend of mine, was fighting for her life at that very moment. I was sitting on the edge of my bed praying and crying. He ran over and said, … More God is good, our faith is strong, but the pain is real.