Fear Not…Be Not Afraid…

outoftheblueThe Bible discusses fear a lot! These phrases have been quoted to me throughout my life. Probably because I’ve always had a problem with fear. To the point where I tried to ignore fear and those passages for decades. At times I’ve tried to understand fear and implement the biblical insights concerning it. My understanding usually failed in my very human ways. Continue reading “Fear Not…Be Not Afraid…”

Living in the Definition of Insanity

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Sometimes a little too fast!

Sometimes, I live in the definition of insanity. I deny it but…it is true. I caught myself a couple of times this week…okay I’ll admit it, more than a couple of times…. I do something out of habit then, find myself disappointed again when it doesn’t work…AGAIN! You’d think I’d learn! Continue reading “Living in the Definition of Insanity”

Plotting Christmas

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Milly’s cactus bloomed early! Is it a sign?

 

This week felt like a major strategy session. The mission is the taming Milly’s Chaotic Crazy Christmas Traditions. I spent most of the year ignoring the Big “C.” Then after my Blackened Friday, I decided some decisions had to be made. My first reaction was to pull out  my ‘Nuclear Option:’ Skip Christmas 2016 altogether. Continue reading “Plotting Christmas”