This is my first post on Elisabeth's T for Tuesday. My T today is all about getting over a pesky cough-I am literally drinking lovely lemon zinger with an added packet of emergence C 1000. Hopeful I can get back on my feet again and back to work. YUCK this stuff likes to linger. Any other suggestions or quick remedies? Hugs to all C
I just finished speaking at Memory Fest 2018 here on Hilton Head. I must say, more and more my passion toward brain health in the rush to find a cure for Alzheimer's overwhelms my soul. I feel we all need to be more protective of the energy we receive and give from our amazing brains. Our positive and negative thoughts have such an impact on our memory. Art is my one healing factor. As I journal my words I have the ability to heal my mind. Rock on Art sisters and creative ones. We are in a fight to keep our minds young and alert through the healing power of art and all of our creative endeavors!
A few words on my mind tonight as I close my thoughts on this year. The year brought good things, time with family, weddings and babies, new visions and a view of the Grand Canyon. The year held nothing I expected.. it was all better than planned. Which leads me to believe planning the future is not so great an idea. So this year will leave the planning to the Master builder ,the one who holds my future and abide in Him. Amen Amen Amen
post from past .... still true today!
This side of hope
written in 2011
Dear hope filled readers, what a lovely way to start a letter. Hope Filled. We should all be hope filled even if we are stuck in a situation that has not changed in awhile. How can I say this? Because that is where I pitch my tent, this side of hope, with my tent door open to the future. Not just any future but one in which my life is complete and all the situations have been solved or dissipated by the Glory I will Behold in the face of Christ.The brightness of His glory wiping away every tear I have shed and fading every image of pain I have ever felt. That is where I camp, this side of hope. There are mini hopeful vistas as I stare out of my tent, some situations have truly worked for my good already, others have yet to be revealed,BUT just so you do not think I am telling tale, here is one of my treasures.
I am a women who has never had a child. A painful thing to be sure. I am happily married yet never "blessed" with babies of my own to complete me, or so I thought! God had a better idea! After many years of struggle ,mostly internal,I gave up my desire to have a child and asked the Lord to refill it. He did. He gave me a wonderful ministry to women, 19 amazing nieces and nephews and a fulfilling career helping families diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. AND of course the wonderful world of art. I truly was complete! HOWEVER, God was not done. He went way beyond what I could ask or hope for and has given my husband and me two beautiful grandchildren! That story is archived on my
So you see I truly am hope filled, as Mary's wonderful blog title states. http://www.hopefilledlivingmagazine.com/
I may not see the rest of my stories fulfilled here on earth with the hope I look for, but I will, because I pitch my tent looking out. Try it with me, the view is much better than the dark valley's we have left behind.HOPE what a wonderful word!