Can’t go it alone

3 All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort….We were crushed and overwhelmed beyond our ability to endure, and we thought we would never live through it. 9 In fact, we expected to die. But as a result, we stopped relying on ourselves and learned to rely only on God, who raises the dead. 10 And he did rescue us from mortal danger, and he will rescue us again. We have placed our confidence in him, and he will continue to rescue us. 11 And you are helping us by praying for us.” … Continue reading Can’t go it alone

Keep the Prayers Coming, Please

Today is my last “normal” day.  Tomorrow I have to stick to a clear liquid diet.  Oh joy.  I can’t wait.  Especially since my aching stomach just LOVES being empty with a bunch of liquid on it. I have to admit, I’m feeling my peace crumble just a bit.  This would be a really nice time for Jesus to come back!  My phobia of nausea is still niggling in my mind, especially now that I learned I have to stick to clear fluids and 3 Miralax treatments.  I wish I were a nurse practitioner so I could prescribe myself a … Continue reading Keep the Prayers Coming, Please

Climbing out of the pit

Mama used to tell me if you can’t say anything nice, don’t say anything at all.” Well, I haven’t blogged for awhile because frankly, I haven’t had anything nice or uplifting or inspiring to write. I’ve been up close and personal with darkness. Beth Moore would tell me to Get Out of That Pit. (I so love Beth’s way of bringing real life stuff to Christian platitudes!) A little over a week ago, my sweet husband woke up with some kind of stomach bug. My daughter gave him a bell to ring, and I brought him Unisom (works well for … Continue reading Climbing out of the pit