It’s as if someone took all my thoughts and put them in a crazy maze or, on a really awful day, tossed all my words in the air, scattering them at random everywhere. From the outside, it must look like people with autoimmune diseases, fibromyalgia, and chemo brain from cancer treatments “aren’t quite all there.”
Get Back to Basics Whew! How did we get so bogged down that we don’t have time for exercise, rest, Bible study, or couple time? My Boaz and I have been reeling in overwhelm this year. Preparing for retirement was more work than we anticipated. On top of it all, our retirement house is being built, we are downsizing to move, I’m dealing with my […]
Weight loss and health management don’t have to be complicated. Simple is best.
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Going on a God watch helps us recognize God’s work in our lives that we might follow Him on His adventure for us.
All photos, unless otherwise noted, are property of Charlaine W. Martin. All rights reserved. My Boaz and I traveled to Florida for the Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In a couple of weeks ago since we love to fly. One of my favorite places to go is the Missionary Aviation tent. The stories the missionaries share always mesmerize visitors. The planes outside the tent are unlike any […]
Photo by Ross Parmly on Unsplash Hi, Everyone. I’m playing catch-up after being gone for two weeks, then coming home sick with a stomach bug—one whole year of the Pandemic, not even a sniffle. We got our Covid vaccines and went to see family in Florida and Colorado. Boom! A non-Covid virus got us! There’s a reason why grandkids are so doggone cute. They are […]
But who am I, and who are my people,That we should be able to offer so willingly as this?For all things come from You,And of Your own we have given You. 1 Chronicles 29:14 NKJV During the Covid-19 Pandemic, my husband and I could see shortages begin with cleaning products, personal protection, food, and hand sanitizer. We slowly stocked up as fear heightened around the country. Now, keep in mind, we didn’t […]
My mom died Sunday night. I sat by her bed in the nursing home for her last fifteen minutes of life as her soul left this world to spend eternity with the Lord. Nothing prepares you for moments like this. I cared for Dad long distance and my first husband directly day in and day out, but I never saw either of them gasp their […]
While I lay in bed with tears streaming down my face, I tried to figure out how to move forward with my life and keep my gym job… I realized that all I accomplished was by the grace of God, not of my own works.