Category Archives: compassion

HELP FOR THE BROKEN HEARTED

Originally posted on atimetoshare.me 7/9/14 A heart that’s been broken can only be mended by the One who created it. When we stumble through life with no direction, the One who knows us inside and out is there to guide … Continue reading

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LIFE IN A FUNERAL HOME

I would love to be able to include a photograph of the house where my husband spent his growing up years.  It was a typical house of seven gables – a mansion of sorts – within a decaying neighborhood.  During … Continue reading

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THE PRODIGAL’S FATHER

Parenting is one of the most difficult occupations out there.  You’re responsible for another’s life, for the things they learn and become, for their discipline and social skills, for their behavior, what they eat, how they dress, healing their bruises both … Continue reading

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SHED BLOOD

Pools of crimson stain the streets. People running, hiding, covering themselves and those near them, Fear ensues, then pain, followed by anger and rage, Faces and heads shrouded in black, Too cowardly to show themselves, Thoughts of waging a righteous war … Continue reading

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A MAN & HIS DOG

This is an older writing of mine, but it is one of my favorite memories of looking for the beauty in living.  Sometimes we can get so lost in the busyness of life, we fail to notice the lessons we can … Continue reading

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THE LONG AWAITED SAVIOR

He didn’t come in glory on that first Christmas Day. His palace was a lowly place. His bed was made of hay. His servants were the angels, the shepherds came to pray. The Magi came from far away their richest … Continue reading

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PUT THE BEST CONSTRUCTION ON IT 

   How can there be opportunity in tragedy?  How do you make something good out of an excruciatingly painful situation?  How do you find a silver lining when your life is filled with nothing but stormy skies?   It’s not … Continue reading

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WHY ARE SO MANY SO ANGRY?

I went in for my annual physical this morning and while waiting, I heard a woman’s voice screaming at the top of her lungs.  At first it scared me, because I have seen video clips of people freaking out at … Continue reading

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I LOVE YOU, MOM

   My mom was my hero.  I gave her a run for her money and probably was the cause of her prematurely greying hair, but that didn’t deter her from taking anything she faced in life.  She didn’t hesitate to … Continue reading

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NUMBER MY DAYS

Our days are numbered in God’s timeline. We don’t know how long, where or when, but we will all die. There is no question about it.  We have no control over it. Consider these days He has given us as … Continue reading

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A MAN AND HIS DOG

I used to drive into town from the suburbs almost every day of the week. I’m usually like a deer with eyes fixed on the headlights. I don’t often notice what’s going on In my periphery. My eyes usually stay … Continue reading

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WHO AM I TO JUDGE?

Sometimes in our effort to help or encourage others, we might come off as judgmental or condescending.  I’m guilty of this.  I often try to use examples in my life  for others who may be experiencing a similar problem.  Unfortunately everyone … Continue reading

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