May is Mental Health Month

The prevalence of mental illness is astounding in today’s world—not surprising, but staggering in how widespread it is. In 2015, an estimated 16.1 million adults aged 18 or older in the United States had at least one major depressive episode in the previous twelve months¹. Take a look at Sharon’s blog at https://beatdepression776.wordpress.com for a … Continue reading May is Mental Health Month

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3-Day Quote Challenge, #3

Okay, so here goes day 3 of the 3-Day Quote Challenge I was nominated for by two great members of our blogging family. Please support them and go read some of the inspiring posts by: Stu at https://stubaby777.wordpress.com and Stefan at https://thefourthdimensionoflife.wordpress.com. Thanks, guys, for honoring me by nominating me for this challenge! The rules are as follows: Thank … Continue reading 3-Day Quote Challenge, #3

3-Day Quote Challenge, #2

Okay, this is Day 2 of 3 in the 3-Day Quote Challenge I was nominated for by my fellow blogging buddies: Stu at https://stubaby777.wordpress.com and Stefan at https://thefourthdimensionoflife.wordpress.com. Thanks, guys, for honoring me by nominating me for this challenge! Please support them and take a peek at their inspiring blogs. The rules are as follows: Thank the person … Continue reading 3-Day Quote Challenge, #2

3-Day Quote Challenge, #1

I was nominated for the 3-Day Quote Challenge by two great bloggers—thank you for that guys! One is Stu at https://stubaby777.wordpress.com and the other is Stefan at https://thefourthdimensionoflife.wordpress.com. Please take a peek at their blogs (you know you want to!😉). The rules are as follows: Thank the person who nominated you. Post a quote for 3 days, and explain … Continue reading 3-Day Quote Challenge, #1

A Battle of the Temporary vs. the Eternal

I’ve been feeling a little grumpy lately. I’ve noticed it, my husband’s noticed it, and I’m sure the older grandboys have noticed it. When my husband asked me about it, I said I wasn’t sure if it was hormones, medication related, or what my problem was. He talked about how he feels grumpy when the … Continue reading A Battle of the Temporary vs. the Eternal

We See As We Are

It’s funny, and not haha funny (well, I guess it could be laughably funny, depending on the circumstances), how different people see things. The same thing seen by ten people can easily have five, if not ten, differing opinions, viewpoints, or descriptions of it. This phenomenon has been demonstrated multiple times. Below is one of … Continue reading We See As We Are

The Disappointment of Unanswered Prayer

I must admit I was disappointed in God (and even a little mad, if I'm honest) by the time Tuesday evening rolled around and, as midnight rapidly approached, I lost hope. Monday night, I slept with my phone by the bed—normally I leave it charging on the bar in the kitchen, with the ringer turned … Continue reading The Disappointment of Unanswered Prayer