Stayontarget!

Remember that scene from Star wars The empire fights back where they’re trying to get a shot off into the heart of the death Star? All these pilots are crashing and burning and dying and the leader keeps saying stay on target 🎯🎯🎯 then Luke finally gets a shot off I was reminded of thatContinue reading “Stayontarget!”

Early morning chutzpah 🌼🌸💮🏵🌼🌸

Girlfriends asleep Family asleep Hubby asleep Dogs asleep Quiet house Flu-like autoimmune symptoms Already slept off my sleep aid Maxed~out on ibuprofen and Tylenol for today Here I am Jesus: it’s just me and You. I need You;  that’s flat. I remember others who are wakeful at 3am: inmate who is stuck with the choicesContinue reading “Early morning chutzpah 🌼🌸💮🏵🌼🌸”

Boot camp for my brain

I opened my Youversion app to read the Bible today.So sad and beleaguered, you guys! Rough, loooong night with health stuff. I tend to get suicidal when my MS is acting up, so I go to the Bible extra hardcore at those times. Even before I start to think in the morning. Knee jerk I’mContinue reading “Boot camp for my brain”

Things to love

The sound of an air plane buzzing in the distance Smell of baking bread Homemade tacos, any kind Fortune cookies after Chinese food My husband’s bald head and friendly smile Shakespeare and Hathaway, on BBC Celery, english toffee, dry fall leaves, corn chips, dry snow…crunchy things Cups of fragrant, steaming tea The smell of newContinue reading “Things to love”

Prodigal

My husband prays for our lost son every morning. It’s like his thing. 🌻 You might know this: we have prodigal son. I think about him every day. Wake up hurting over his rejection every morning. I grew up knowing this story from the Bible. But I never thought about what the prodigal mom mustContinue reading “Prodigal”

Rubber meets road

Autoimmune disease PTSD Difficult marriage Dysfunctional family 12 steps Disabled veteran Homeschooling mom Oneincome in a twoincome economy Abuse Abandonment Church hurts Just remindin’ myself.

Part of the plan

Make your light shine  through me ❤️ that was in my devo this morning. I’m so tired because of ~~fill in the blank~~ !  God, You’ve got to do this helpingthedisenfranchisedoftheworld business for me. I feel so distracted and beleaguered by my STUFF!!! Jesus.  PapaGod. Holy Spirit. Help me. Help us. Give us powerContinue reading “Part of the plan”