What is the opposite of faith? Most would say doubt or fear! What do you fear? If you are like me, you don’t really have any fears - you’re a stoic person. You just trust God on the surface. But subconsciously there is fear. Fear of the future, fear of what if???? Fear of… Continue reading Walk in Faith
My earthly father fell short of being perfect - maybe you can relate.
“What was your favorite Easter basket or Easter candy?” Really? A Christian radio station talking about Easter candy. Is that what Easter is about? My husband did have a memory of Easter candy. His mom required him to take his younger brother and sister to a community egg hunt. He was walking around looking… Continue reading Walk in the Way of Love
The three quarter length sleeves on the red dress were flattering as was the fitted waist. Even though it was a warm day in September I could not resist wearing the new dress on my date. Johnny picked me up and said, “I’d like to stop by my house – there are some people I’d… Continue reading Kissing Cousins
How many times have you heard people say “I wish I had asked my parents……………..” You fill in the blanks. Shekinah Lane is our story of those blank spaces. We want future generations of our family and your family to realize that God can use us in our weakness if we dare to dwell in… Continue reading Fill in the Blanks
She’s a celebrity now! After all, her pictures are displayed on the big screen. Pictures ranged from kindergarten to her wedding, small children, family group photos, the wedding of her oldest daughter and then the first grandchild to an intimate scene with her husband as her health was waning. Not the theatre marquee for this… Continue reading Celebration
Ms. Pat, your house is so beautiful. People who don’t have kids have beautiful houses. Our house is not pretty” Jada said. I responded, “Well you should have seen my house when our boys were your age we had toys and shoes and stuff all around and it was not beautiful.” I thought of my… Continue reading What is Beautiful?
“I love my phone.” “I hate my phone.” How can one be so fickle? When you upgrade to a new cell phone it is easy! After using an android smart phone for several years, I upgraded to a newer version. At the same time my husband changed from a flip phone with no data… Continue reading Unlimited Data Plan
I couldn’t sleep at all last night – tossing and turning. No, I haven’t been listening to 50’s music by Bobby Lewis. But that was me last night. Not sure for reason of insomnia because I usually sleep very well. I was unusually tired - had lost sleep the night before because of spending… Continue reading Tossing and Turning
Tradition???? Christmas 2012 Many of our traditions were interrupted, delayed and changed this year causing frustration, depression, and ultimately joy! My first full year of retirement and I was ready – or almost. Shopping done early in November, decorating started first week of December, candy and cookies made – only thing left was… Continue reading Christmas 2012 Traditions