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For whatever things written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope. ~ Romans 15:4 Last week I wrote about fear. Now I have a confession to make:  I always tell others, mostly fellow Army wives, that battling fear is a daily struggle. There is no magic pill, special prayer, specific activity, pithy quote, adult beverage, etc, that instantly unfreezes you. That keeps you calm when you haven’t gotten...

Happy New Year and all that ….

I am boycotting New Year’s Eve after this year. Lame. For more reasons than this, but last night Wee Man Would. Not. Sleep. Hour(s) of wailing. Then J peed the bed. And woke Wee Man up. Then he woke up again. Then he was a.wa.k.e. at 6:30 am. I seriously considered just putting my mouth under the drip on the coffee pot. I don’t need taste buds anymore. I do need caffeine.  Anyway, not my favorite holiday. However, the majority...

Waiting … and waiting … Another Update.

“For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways,” declares the Lord. “As the heavens are higher than the earth,  so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” ~Isaiah 55:8-9 Magic J kisses always help to heal my heart. I don’t even know where to begin. Before you keep reading (and please keep reading, the big update is at the end), know that the actual miscarriage has not occurred. The...

Let Me Tell You About Bug

November 22, 2011. Before you read this post, I need to explain?justify? my reason for sharing this. Isaiah 40 is one of my favorite passages in Scripture. At one point I had most of it memorized but it turns out that you need to practice for that to be a continuous thing. Anyway, in preparing my heart to share, I have struggled mightily with perspective and truly being upside down. This world is full of sin and suffering. There is an...