A few years ago, I had some genetic testing done through 23 and Me, a branch of ancestry.com. In addition to finding out I have a few enzymes missing, I found out I am 71% Irish/English. My great-grandfather came from Ireland to the United States, but I had no idea I had that much Irish in me. Throughout my … Continue reading The Gift of Gab
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1 ESV At twenty-five years old, I had a stomach ulcer from the unbearable stress of my job. I had found a laboratory who would hire an inexperienced college graduate with a B.S. in biology. The VA hospital needed … Continue reading Tribulation in the Lab
Have you ever been in a difficult or dark time when you felt all alone? Did it feel as though everyone you knew had forsaken you? Maybe it was a crisis in your family or marriage and your friends didn’t know how to handle it. A difference of beliefs or conviction can drive a wedge … Continue reading Deserted, but not Alone
A knock on his door woke him. As he got up to answer it, he realized how late it was. “Who could be here at midnight?” he thought. As he opened the door, there stood a friend who had traveled a long way and was both tired and hungry. Realizing he had nothing in his … Continue reading Never Give Up!
It was night, and I was in the middle of a forest when I saw him. It was difficult to make out his features; I only saw darkness—evil. He had something in his arms. What was it? It was small but moving on its own. It was a baby! I knew it could not be … Continue reading A Fight for My Babies
Today's post is by my friend Diane Virginia. She is a wonderful storyteller and I love to read everything she writes. This story was first used on www1.cbn.com for a Memorial Day post. Since it is Veteran's Day, I thought is was appropriate to use it. I hope you enjoy it. In Ronald Reagan’s 1986 … Continue reading Fallen Heroes
A filter is a common word in today’s vernacular. Growing up, it meant a white, paper thingy you used in your Mr. Coffee to keep the coffee grains from getting into your cup of caffeine. Now, we have the French press and the Keurig, and there is no need of the big, white filters anymore. … Continue reading Which filter do you use?
My German shepherd was starving to death, and we didn’t know what to do. Sophie got twelve, yes 12 cups of food a day and at a year old, she was only forty pounds. After many tests, the vet diagnosed her with a pancreatic problem, called EPI, which kept her from digesting her food. As … Continue reading Are you thriving or just getting by?
This week's blog post was written by my friend, Diane Virginia who is a wonderful story-teller. Her blog address and information will follow her post. Please take the time to visit her blog. Recently, while I was eating at a local burger restaurant, I felt an inner nudge to visit a clothing store after I … Continue reading
Are you a dog or a cat lover? Maybe you love all animals; most of them anyway. I love animals. People who have been to my house and met my two dogs, six ducks, chickens, and three goats, know this about me. My family especially loves German shepherd dogs. They are so easy to train … Continue reading Agape…and God’s Love