More Bumble Than Believer, [Aging]

It’s strange to be in the position of being older.  A whirlwind of days and nights swirl from this human drama, and I think I may be starting thinking about my exit— Lord willing, stage right. I’m supposed to be a ‘veteran’ now– a mature believer.  I’m not supposed to get stressed.  However, age is a brutalContinue reading “More Bumble Than Believer, [Aging]”

I Came to Love You Late [Regret]

Regrets are a funny thing. You really start to gather them when you get into your fifties. They are a bit sticky, once you have them, they’re hard to get rid of— (kind of like dog hair on a nice jacket.) I’m in my mid-50s now and am surprised by the memories of things goneContinue reading “I Came to Love You Late [Regret]”

Overcoming Fear of Death [GotQuestions.org]

Question: “How can I overcome the fear of death? How can I stop being scared of dying?” Answer: Even the most secure, devout believer can have occasions when they fear death. It is hard-wired into our systems to avoid death. And death was not an original part of God’s plan for His creation. We were madeContinue reading “Overcoming Fear of Death [GotQuestions.org]”

When Angels Stand Amazed

“When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something’s suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful.” ~Barbara Bloom Just a short word of encouragement to all my suffering brothers and sisters.  I believe God loves you (not a cliche) andContinue reading “When Angels Stand Amazed”