Envision yourself surrounded by strangers. You are listening to each one tell this guy their story of how they were hurt, angry at the their spouse or a parent growing up, the grief they felt when someone passed away to young, or maybe suicidal thoughts because of something that happened to them as a child… Continue reading He Was There Through It All
Thank you so much Amy for nominating me for The Mystery Blogger Award. It is an honor! Amy was nominated by Wendi. You guys should really go grab some coffee, read their wonderful answers to the questions they were posed with the links above and then stay and visit their sites for a while. Read… Continue reading The Mystery Blogger Award 2018
I figured I would do something a little different...well a lot different for me. A glimpse into my life outside of the blogging world. Yesterday my daughter, Erin and I went out for Sushi at our favorite Thai restaurant. It always been a taste test as we always get four rolls. Something new each time… Continue reading A Glimpse Into My Life Outside The Blogging World
I am sharing this because there are way too many nuggets in here to not share.
What a wonderful story Warren gives us. One of how life can knock us down and bring us to our knees.
A testimony, if you will, of how life sucker punched him, kicked him and knocked him until finally he came face to face with the cross. Life didn’t change after that encounter…Warren did.
As I said there are so many nuggets in here but this one spoke the most to me and it just happens to be true…To know that life is best fought, with a surrendered heart!
God bless you brother!
Life, can sometimes come at you hard; that you think you’re in a fight, a fight for your life. I learned at an early age, how to bob and weave pretty good. Float like a butterfly, no; I wasn’t the greatest, but I knew how to hold my own… heart. Life just wouldn’t allow me to catch my breath, so I just held it all in; breathing seemed to be optional. But life still decided to hit me with a sucker punch; it knocked me to One knee. I was absolutely stunned; life should have known, I wasn’t about to stay down. So I gathered up my pride, stuck it back in my heart and said; life, is that all you have… to offer?
So I got off my knee, got back in the fight; only to continue with the same bobbing and weaving routine. I wasn’t a sucker. Yeah…
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https://youtu.be/jwpsDJOyl0o We sing this song occasionally at Richland Celebrate Recovery. The first time I heard it I was literally brought to my knees. And even now it still moves me deeply. You are my joy, You are my song You are the well, the One I'm drawing from You are my refuge, my whole life… Continue reading Your Love Defends Me
Wow! Thank you so much Melanie. What an honor it is to accept this nomination for The Versatile Blogger Award from you sis. Thank you again for thinking of me 🙂 Friends, if you have not checked out Melanie's blog God Makes All Things New please go do so now. I'll wait........la la la...... Ok,… Continue reading The Versatile Blogger Award 2018
What an interesting week this has been for dear ole Stu! I received some very disheartening news the other day at work. I have been laid off. Not sure what to do next. Yet God still surprises me at every turn. Tonight at Celebrate Recovery several people came up to me and proclaimed things to… Continue reading 1,000 Likes And More News