Storms and difficulties of all kinds and sizes come our way. From simple gray spells or times of discouragement, to life’s big storms and even pandemics. And they can really start to get us down. A lot of life’s problems are extremely serious, like this COVID-19 that is currently afflicting the world. And it canContinue reading “Ten Ways to Beat the Shut-In Blues”
As the above featured graphic states, I am grateful. Grateful for many things – and you, my blog readers, are among them! I am grateful for the little community I have found here on WordPress, and feel that God has allowed me to form many wonderful friendships through it!
We had long dreamed of owning our own home, which with our lack of regular income seemed like The Impossible Dream. But in planning our move to Abruzzo nearly 10 years ago, we learned that property values in these inland villages of the south are unbelievably low.
I don’t know about you, but finances can get pretty tight around here. Our outings usually mean strolling up the street on Saturday night for wonderful piping hot pizzas from our favorite pizzeria-hangout, The Red Wolf. Eating out (unless you go elegant or eat a lot) is really pretty inexpensive here. We can get twoContinue reading “Hidden in Silence [Saturday Spotlight]”
How to make resolutions more than just ineffectual bandaids. And turn them into solutions, not just good plans!
All sorts of people crowded around Christ, and he never turned them away. No matter what they were like, or who they were, he was willing to take them in.
Taking a break can be refreshing in so many ways, especially during stressed, discouraging, or tiring times. Even enforced breaks, such as my recent blogging break was! What else could I do with no internet service?