Keep Your Hands On the Wheel!

… those who hope in the Lord     will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles;     they will run and not grow weary,     they will walk and not be faint.   (Isaiah 40:31) Theme: God Has a Plan Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the Lord that will stand. Proverbs 19:21 NIV Topic:  Keep Your Hands on the Wheel KEEP YOUR HANDS ON THE WHEEL! I was driving down the highway one sunny afternoon this week, heading into ‘town’ when words I almost heard in an audible voice inside the car said, “Keep your hands on...



Your Personal Story – His Invisible Hand

… those who hope in the Lord     will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles;     they will run and not grow weary,     they will walk and not be faint.   (Isaiah 40:31) Theme: God Has A Plan Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans. (Proverbs 16:3 NIV) Your Personal Story Meets With His Invisible Hand Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the Lord that will stand. (Proverbs 19:21 NIV) Thank you for your patience in that the August 2nd update just did not get done. I hope you had...



God Has a Plan

Thank you, everyone, for checking in for my latest update.  I am unable to post any substantial content today due to fatigue brought on by my regular Friday chemo treatment.  Please come back here for the actual update.  I have much to share!



A Community Of Hope

God Uses People to Help People Our theme for July has been “God Uses People to Help People” and my main topic has been “People Connections”. Today’s post is the last update for July. I had hoped to end July off ‘connecting all the dots’ with a ‘Focus on the Spiritual,’ but that will have to wait. People Connections There are doorways to welcoming communities of ‘people connections’ that you only experience when you enter the door of their community. For you, it may be a church community, prayer group, hiking group, sports team, cultural event, music, creative arts, or a group of people that enjoy...



The Reality Factor

God Uses People to Help People Update #4 – July 19, 2019 After reading Update #3, you may have said to yourself, “Well, that’s sure not a definition of ‘family and relationships’ that I can relate to.’  Well, today’s update is for you! PEOPLE CONNECTIONS – THE REALITY FACTOR I want to help people understand that this journey is more than physical. The whole person is involved.  I want to help you see what a person in my situation thinks like and how and why. Families have issues, strife, quarrels, and disagreements of every kind, and even estrangements that are never resolved. With the advance of...



People Connections

… those who hope in the Lord     will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles;     they will run and not grow weary,     they will walk and not be faint.   (Isaiah 40:31) Theme: God Uses People to Help People PEOPLE CONNECTIONS:  The Natural Family The tight circle of love that we share within our family is the bedrock that we stand on in times of difficulty. Our lives are held steady by the constancy of committed love and holding each other accountable to remain grounded in the joys of the present.  First Family Parents, siblings, aunts, uncles and first cousins remind us of who we...



God Uses People To Help People

… those who hope in the Lord     will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles;     they will run and not grow weary,     they will walk and not be faint.   (Isaiah 40:31) Theme: God Uses People to Help People Note: To protect the privacy of individuals I refer to in my story, I will either use their first initial or by no other reference. GRACE Family  We (Marlo & I) were able to attend my father’s 85th Birthday Celebration on June 27th, with 23 family members attending.  It was a wonderful time of focussing on the blessing of a life well lived and still going...



Riding On The Wings of Grace

… those who hope in the Lord     will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles;     they will run and not grow weary,     they will walk and not be faint.   (Isaiah 40:31) Welcome to my first post!  In the coming weeks, I will tell my story as it unfolds by way of weekly updates. Please join me on this journey of discovery!  I hope you will find strength and encouragement in your own life journey as I tell you about mine. Though our paths may be very different, there are common themes in our lives which all of us can relate to. I invite...