God desires mercy…

I passed you in the hospital. I glanced at you, and smiled. And then a second time. And then, I could see something was off. Something was out of place, yet familiar. And for a brief second, I wanted to pray for you. But then the look on your face, it clicked. You were about

Will not God bring about…Growth?

Somewhere around middle to early 2010, my family and I discovered a little prayer room, in a house, in Arlington, TX. It was…different. We followed them from there, to an actual building, and then another building, and finally, years later when they were we, into a place of our own. According to Swarm, I’ve been

Still sober after all these years

It has been said that the most unnatural thing for an addict or alcoholic to do, is to be sober.  Not everyone subscribes to the “wired” differently theory.  I do.  I also subscribe to the Romans theory, which tells me I have been transformed, with my mind made new. Lil ol me got to be

3 Months later…Time Marches On

Well, I’m still here.  The weather has changed from those sweltering 113 degrees the week she passed, into a few days of the 40s. I don’t feel stuck in neutral anymore, but…I don’t feel like my old self either. I’ve made a lot of excuses to draw into myself, and to my family the last

It’s All Gonna Be OK

On July 13th, I left my house to pick up my son.  My other children were along for what we assumed to be an uneventful ride.  Only, it wasn’t. I got a call on the way that would change everything I knew about my faith, and my life.  MY dad called, and I answered saying

Revelation at Vicksburg: I’m not who I was.

Weight loss is an interesting animal.  It’s easy to say that distant friends notice, followed by close friends, followed by family, and then yourself…but noticing, and understanding are two different things. Cognitive dissonance, the concept that it gets in your head before it gets in your heart is a multi-faceted thing. I am fully aware