God Doesn’t Waste Anything

God does not waste anything. While those exact words may not be found in the Bible, the concept is there. Over the last few months God has proven this in my life. I had the usual childhood answers to “what do you want to do when you grow up?” Nurse, teacher, etc. As I grewContinue reading “God Doesn’t Waste Anything”

What’d You Get Me?

Jerry and I have most of our gift giving occasions between October – December.  That is the timeframe of both of our birthdays, our anniversary and of course Christmas.  The following post was written late in December several years ago, but the truth of it remains in my heart and mind–especially this Christmas day. MyContinue reading “What’d You Get Me?”

Does Easter Matter on Monday?

Holy Week was last week. Easter was yesterday. Today life returns to normal. Or does it? If the reality of Easter means anything it means change. The One who conquered death rose to new life. By doing so he changed the course of history, and each of our lives. Maybe the details of daily lifeContinue reading “Does Easter Matter on Monday?”

I Left Him

Alone. For one week. In his back up wheelchair that is not retrofitted for him to drive his van. So now he is homebound too. How could I leave him like that? He told me to. I offered to cancel my travel and stay home. He said no. He knew I needed this time away.Continue reading “I Left Him”

What A Difference A Year Makes

Today has been a mostly ordinary day.  I helped Jerry get up.  I went to my part time job at the financial planners, and was able to confidently carry out my tasks with the knowledge I have gained there this year.  When my shift ended I attended a team meeting with my seeJesus Bethesda teammatesContinue reading “What A Difference A Year Makes”

Enhanced Benefit?

In my part time work in a financial planer’s office I sometimes hear phone conversations between  one of our customer service reps and fund companies.  One of the questions that still catches my attention is when our rep asks the vendor if the particular product they are discussing has “an enhanced death benefit?” I  shakeContinue reading “Enhanced Benefit?”