Half Way There

Bon Jovi has been running through my head a lot lately. Specifically this song: Woah, we’re half way there /Woah, livin’ on a prayer Take my hand, we’ll make it I swear /Woah, livin’ on a prayer. I now present to you the song by Bon Jovi, (featuring Kelly’s annotated notes): Woah, we’re half way…

Feeling the Love

I have amazing family and friends. I knew this before my surgery, but man, has it been reinforced again and again the past few weeks. I am staying with my family while I recover and they are doing an amazing job caring for me and handling all the practicalities of rides, food, and laundry (as…

The Mother of Invention

You’ve heard it said that necessity is the mother of invention. It is true! Having many newly acquired needs post surgery has increased my need for inventive and creative solutions. However, my family has also learned some new skills with me, as the mother (and father and brother) of invention. Life is hard. I’m unable…

Meanwhile

I wait. I fret. I long for blocked goals. I trust. Meanwhile is a beautiful word in literature. it indicates that action is continuing, often without the knowledge of the protagonist. it is not a side adventure, but a concurrent expanding of the plot and story. The side investigation may prove effective to capture the…

A Pregnant Pause

“All around us we observe a pregnant creation. The difficult times of pain throughout the world are simply birth pangs. But it’s not only around us; it’s within us. The Spirit of God is arousing us within. We’re also feeling the birth pangs. These sterile and barren bodies of ours are yearning for full deliverance. That is…

Home Safety?

Laughter is letting go if even just for a moment and believing in better things. Laughter is a bubbly, effervescent form of hope. Laughter can be defiant of one’s current circumstances and a confidence that they can change. Laughter can demonstrate that no matter how dark the night is, that the dawn is coming, and joy comes in the morning (Psalm 30:5). I laugh not because all is well right now, but because all will be well.

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