Saturday, June 23, 2012
Now that I've had a week to chew on that, I think she might be right. Right now the number one lady in my life is most definitely my daughter Chloe. I love her more than words can say and think about her all the time. So I wonder, is Corinna right? If I am fortunate enough to ever have another wife will she be number one in my heart next to my kiddos? or will she be the second most loved woman in my life. I don't know the answer to that. What I do know is that I don't want to be with someone who would be jealous of my kids, I want someone that would love me enough to know that the best way that they could show me that they love me is to love and want the best for what is most important in my life. That will always be my precious children, Chloe and Carson.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Monday, November 28, 2011
There are a few things from this weekend that are sticking with me.
First thing is a few lbs. I ate really good this weekend thanks to my awesome friends Brandi and Wayne McCune. Wayne got up well before the sun did and started smoking a turkey and it was delicious. Brandi cooked lots of your other traditional thanksgiving foods including a way too tasty chocolate peanut butter cheesecake. Also I was introduced to an old favorite of mine that I had never had on turkey day before, cheesy macaroni and cheese! apparently it's a staple down south, who knew?
Later that night I got a ride home from a friend who I don't know real well but has always seemed like a very thoughtful and selfless person. On the ride home we talked about what I have been going through since last year at thanksgiving and she shared some of her past as well. She told me about how when she was married, her family that she married into did not like or support her at all. I felt thankful for the family that I married into, some of whom I still communicate with on Facebook and occasionally on Skype. They have let me know in words and deed that no matter what happens I will always be part of their family and for that I am very thankful.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Sunday, August 28, 2011
9 Have mercy on me, LORD, for I am in distress. My sight is blurred because of my tears. My body and soul are withering away. 10 I am dying from grief; my years are shortened by sadness. Misery has drained my strength; I am wasting away from within. - Psalm 31:9-10
Sunday, August 14, 2011
How to get rid of FEAR:
three antidotes to fear :truth, love, faith
FEAR is False Evidence Appearing Real
There are 365 "fear nots" in the Bible
WHEN YOUR WORLD FALLS APART
The Invisible War – Part 7
August 13-14, 2011
JEREMIAH’S LAMENTATION AGAINST GOD
1. ______unload all my frustration on God___________________________________________
“I am a man who has seen affliction, by the rod of his wrath. He has driven me away and made me walk in darkness
rather than light; he has turned his hand against me again and again, all day long. He has made my skin grow old
and broken my bones. He has surrounded me with bitterness and hardship. He has made me dwell in darkness like the
dead. He has walled me in so I cannot escape; he has weighed me down with chains. Even when I call out or cry for
help, he shuts out my prayer. He has barred my way with blocks of stone; he has made my paths crooked.”
Lamentation 3:1-10 (NIV)
2. _turn my focus from my pain to God's love__________________________________________________
“The thought of my pain and my homelessness is bitter poison. I think of it constantly, and my spirit is depressed.
Yet hope returns when I remem- ber this one thing: The Lord's unfailing love and mercy still continue, fresh as the
morning, as sure as the sunrise. The Lord is all I have, so in him I put my hope.”
Lamentation 3:19-26 (TEV)
“The Lord is merciful and will not reject us forever. He may bring us sorrow, but his love for us is sure and
strong. He takes no pleasure in causing us grief or pain.”
Lamentation 3:31-33 (TEV)
3. _____get alone with God and wait!
“When life is heavy and hard to take, go off by yourself. Enter the silence bow in prayer. Don’t ask questions.
Wait for hope to appear.”
Lamentation 3:28-29 (Mes)
“The Lord is good to everyone who trusts in him, so it is best for us to wait in patience—to wait for him to save
Lamentation 3:25-26 (TEV)
4. __Change the things I can change_______________________________________________
“Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the Lord.”
Lamentation 3:40 (NIV)
5. _______Ask God to relieve my fears__________________________________________
“My enemies threw me into a pit and dropped stones on me. The water flowed above my head, and I cried out, ‘This is
the end!’ But I called on your name, Lord, from deep within the well, and you heard me! You listened to my
pleading; you heard my weeping! Yes, you came at my despairing cry and told me, ‘Do not fear!’”
Lamentation 3:53-57 (NLT)
6. expect Jesus to resore my life _________________________________________________
“Restore us, O Lord, and bring us back to you again! Give us back the joys we once had!”
Lamentation 5:21 (NLT)