Take Joy

Take Joy

Seriously? Over the years, I have learned joy isn’t just excitement or pleasure, though these feelings are a part of joy. This week’s Advent candle, joy, may seem a counterintuitive emotion given today’s world.  But, like hope and peace, joy comes by God’s grace,...
A Quiet Mind

A Quiet Mind

How to Keep A Quiet Mind Keeping a quiet mind in these uncertain times is hard work. Advent shows me God did not die and leave me in charge. That’s a great stress reducer I frequently forget. I have been learning that the run-up to Christmas —Advent — is a time...
In Between Surgeries

In Between Surgeries

Waiting In between eye surgeries what I was told is true. Now, with one surgery down and one to go, I see better without my glasses; except for up close reading. And when I put on older specs, it is like putting on the former cataract.  Talk about a memory lane not...