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The Gift of Self-Control

I am coming to realize my need for self-control. It keeps me from flying off the handle at anyone and everyone. I am noticing it is a daily thing that spares me from unnecessary situations and consequences that I desperately want to avoid. Self-control.  Just like God’s grace, it is something God uses to hold […]

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Commitments: How to Honor God

Lately, something on my mind is “commitments”. I want to be a person who does and says, well what she says she will do. Chronic illness can make this quite difficult. “Ohhh, I’m too sick to read _____________ today”. “Ohhhh, I’m going to have to push past this (the x, y, and z of my […]

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Are -we- setting an example?

I am sick of being sick. Whole bearing some raw emotions about that fact, I am reminded of a particular Bible verse: 1 Timothy 4:12. My life leaves a reflection on this world. Good or bad. Positive or negative. As a lover or hater. 1 Timothy 4:12 were Paul’s words to his spiritual son, Timothy, […]

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Sleep, Time, and the Good Shepherd

Friday, November 18, 2011 Sleep, Time, and the Good Shepherd I haven’t blogged that much lately. Mostly, because I have not slept much lately. I miss my sleep. Sleep is a precious thing that I miss dearly, but I keep being remembered of Ecc. 3 where time is so valuable and used for different things. […]

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My Future: In His Hands

Saturday, November 12, 2011 My Future: In His Hands My body is frequently attacking itself. I have fibromyalgia, so that’s just one of the things my body tends to do. It is very manageable except for I just go through moments where I hurt for a couple days then I can go on and do […]