Patient Advocacy Part 2 – Receiving Help

1 Peter 5:7 Cast all your cares on Him because He cares for you. For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been a good little helper. Only recently, I am learning to become a better receiver of help. Through the example of my parents and grandparents, I learned early on the joy ofContinue reading “Patient Advocacy Part 2 – Receiving Help”

Psalm 23 and me

Psalm 23 The Lord is my shepherd.    I lack nothing.He lets me rest in grassy meadows;    he leads me to restful waters;        he keeps me alive.He guides me in proper paths    for the sake of his good name. Even when I walk through the darkest valley,    I fear no danger because you are with me.Your rod and your staff—    they protect me.  You setContinue reading “Psalm 23 and me”

Patient Advocacy – Standing up for Yourself – Part 1

Galatians 6:9 Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up Patient Advocate Tool 1: Persistence As I sit here writing, my real focus is listening for the phone to ring. Again. After multiple: dropped calls, voicemail messages left, pacing around theContinue reading “Patient Advocacy – Standing up for Yourself – Part 1”

The power of RE

I Kings 17:22 And the Lord listened to the voice of Elijah. And the life of the child came into him again, and he REvived. Luke 15:24 “for this son of mine was dead and has REturned to life. He was lost and is found.” So the party began. Job 24:10 The Lord also REstoredContinue reading “The power of RE”

special announcement

Psalm 37:4 Delight yourself in the Lord and He will give you the desires of your heart. Thanks be to God for He has done this! and thank you, dear readers, for you have supported in and prayed for this! Coming books: Good Ground: Biblical Illustrations From a Soil Scientist, Part 1 release date ofContinue reading “special announcement”


John 4:28-30 Then the woman left her water pot beside the well and went back to the village and told everyone, “Come and meet a man who told me everything I ever did! Can this be the Messiah?”So the people came streaming from the village to see him.  Did you love show-and-tell at school asContinue reading “Show-and-tell”


Exodus 3:7 Then the Lord said, “I have surely seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt and have heard their cry because of their taskmasters. I know their sufferings Hardened The soil under our feet is most vulnerable to damage when it is wet. Similarly, the soil of our souls is most vulnerable to damageContinue reading “Hardened”


Psalm 119:1. Your word I have treasured and stored in my heart, that I may not sin against You. For as long as I can remember, I’ve always had favorites – those clothes, boots, foods, books, words, hiking trails, music, weather, movies, and pictures that just fit me in a way that nothing else can. Favorites are so satisfying in their placement, color, feel,Continue reading “Favorites”

Revisiting even-if*

Daniel 3:17. the God whom we serve is able to save us from the blazing furnace and from your power, then he will. But even if he doesn’t, Your Majesty may be sure that we will not worship your god, and we will not bow down to the gold statue that you have set up.Continue reading “Revisiting even-if*”