“Behold. I am making all things new.” - Rev. 25:1 I’ve been so privileged to spend time with my granddaughter in this new year. The baby and God are teaching me a lot about coping with worry, anxiety and fear. So...Here’s my checklist! Coping with Worry ...What the Baby Taught Me 1. Stay Close - … Continue reading Four Tips to Deal with Worry -What the Baby Taught Me
I’m sad! I don’t think she likes me. Drat! I am so stupid! I made a mistake. Poop! I forgot where I put my keys. Darn! I think I’m gaining weight. Sigh! He didn’t even notice all the work I did. Boohoo! That didn’t turn out the way I wanted it to. Geesh! Keep it … Continue reading Canceling my Pity Party
My Sunday hike by the flooding Mississippi got me thinking. We all experience floods in our lives: unexpected situations which sweep through our lives, uprooting routine and confusing our plans. Sometimes all we can do is hold on, tread water... and pray. We can be flooded with fear, flooded with pain, even flooded with joy. … Continue reading Tips to Deal With Life’s Floods
Are you a worrier? The Type A Lady is a worrier. I tend to take on other people’s problems. Worry is my watchword. Heartache is my hangup. Now, as a Christian, God calls me to care. But, when I’m conquered by concern, petrified by problems and distracted by distress. I’m not useful to God. I’m … Continue reading Five Tips to Cope with Worry
Easter: New beginnings Easter is here. Wait a minute...Here in New York City where the morning air is punctuated with blasting horns of impatient drivers? New beginnings. Here where motors roar though inches move? New beginnings. Here where sirens blare and remind us of endings? New beginnings here where people push and look down, never … Continue reading Easter: HERE!
My friend, Vanessa, makes Jesus dolls. I’ve fallen in love with them. If you’d like to buy one, here is the link to her etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/HalfQuarterInnStudio. I’m excited to say, Vanessa’s offering a discount to my readers! If you use the coupon code : CRACKEDPOT (Perfect for the Type A Lady!) you’ll get 15% … Continue reading The Jesus Doll….a short story
WARNING !!! This blog post is dirty! Graphic images of dirt and grime may appear. If you have any aversion to getting down to the nitty-gritty, close this puppy up NOW! There are many things I do while blogging. I’m a Type A Lady, after all. That means I can multi-task! My favorite multi-task is … Continue reading Monday Moods: Getting down to the dirt