Faith · IC

Higher Ground

Depression is real.  Chronic Illness is real.  Faith in Jesus is real. Joy of my salvation is real.  It is hard to smile and share the joy of Christ when you feel like poo.  Sadly, that is how many of us feel on any given day.  I do have depressed days but do not consider… Continue reading Higher Ground

Faith · Teens

open letter to my daughter

My dearest love, I pen this open letter to you for your benefit.  You see, I didn't do it all perfect or even all right. It comes as no surprise that I have made mistakes; you know this better than anyone. I can get short sighted and caught up in my own thunderstorm.   I… Continue reading open letter to my daughter



I have a new diagnosis to add to my repertoire confounding aches and complaints. Who doesn’t need another classification?   I’m not whining so don’t read me that way at all.  I am consumed with reading info- the good, the bad, and everything in between. I do have to pace myself- information overload has triggered a… Continue reading PTLS

Faith · IC

Lacking Southern Hospitality

I had read recently on a page devoted to IC treatment and general discussion something that astounded me.  Women with no faith values (Agnostics and Atheists) were fed up with Christians.  They’d had all the “Have faith in God” they could stand.  While I’d be the first to tell you that I believe in each… Continue reading Lacking Southern Hospitality