Pieces of Thanksgiving

In a few days, we will celebrate Thanksgiving.  Perhaps we will share a meal with family and friends.  What are you thankful for? I see so many parallels in my past life and now.  Except now, I am grateful for all of it.  The hard, hurtful times along with the fun and happy.  I believeContinue reading “Pieces of Thanksgiving”

Pieces of Calm

We do not have to sit idly by waiting for the storm, it’s okay, really; perfectly okay to have periods of calm, without expectation of the hammer dropping or circumstances changing. Psalm 107:29  He calms the storm and stills the waves. Daniel 10:19  “God loves you very much,” he said; “don’t be afraid! Calm yourself;Continue reading “Pieces of Calm”

Pieces of Patience

Frustration is a sign that you are doing the work; instead of God.  You cannot act independent of God, He needs to lead the way.  Wait on God.  Pray, meditate, fast, believe.  The battle is already won!  Think of Job, everything was taken from him; his animals, possessions, all of his children, yet he didContinue reading “Pieces of Patience”

Bold Pieces

I believe it’s incredibly important to research and understand what you believe; particularly if it comes from habit or “how you were raised.”  For many, many years I’ve described my spiritual beliefs as a “patchwork quilt” believing a little of this and a little of that, but not committing to any one belief.  And usingContinue reading “Bold Pieces”

Prayerful pieces

Welcome to the very first post in “The Pieces” blog!  I am to remind you that I am merely a vessel, not a scholar, not an educator and most certainly, not an expert in religion, philosophy or any other higher truth, only what I believe to be true and what I am led to write. Continue reading “Prayerful pieces”