Skip to main content

It's been a LONG time....

I know that people get busy, and things (like this blog) get put on a back burner. The behind the scene reality is that I've sat down to write at least a dozen times in the past few months...then the phone rings (I half expect it to now!), or someone comes to the door, or the timer goes off...just something enough to distract me and keep me from getting back to here.

I was sitting in the tub (yeah, I've got a bad cold and it's become a fav place of meditation and study) and I was contemplating some of the things going on in my life...my kids scattered and in changing situations (Jason: changing classes; Jessica: changing weather and dealing with lack of utilities; Melissa: new location for home and church), my changing age (which brings me to a LOT of changes....), my changing marriage (now that we are empty nesters, and getting into eachother instead of our kids lives). Everything is CONSTANTLY CHANGING.

I guess it's a good thing! When something is bad (like the weather, or a politician) you know it won't be around for too long. :) When something is good (like company, a meal, or well, weather!) we have learned to love it while we can! It won't be around forever!!

So, that's my .02 worth.
I hope that you can LOVE the great things right NOW....and have patience with the things that are not so wonderful....learn what we need to learn so we don't have to learn that lesson again. sigh.

blessings...

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Merry Christmas

I've been really busy, and not busy enough. My heart has been breaking in unexpected places the past few months...friends passing away unexpectedly, illnesses attacking loved ones, me missing kids and grandkids, and not wanting to feel nostalgic for all the sadness around my heart right now. I feel tender and raw...vulnerable. I cry at the drop of a hat, even over silly things, like TALKING about not watching a movie that would make me cry...not even watching that movie. Just talking about it. Oh dear! I did want to touch base though as we approach Christmas...all the sadness is making me draw even nearer to Jesus, because He is my hope (and the hope of the world). I've enjoyed my time of Advent, singing in the choir at church, baking cookies for friends and neighbors. It helps me to shift gears emotionally and mentally when I can change it up a bit and do something new. And in God's goodness, He is allowing us to do something new for Christmas! I'll share the detai

New Stuff...

 Just a short note to remind you that I’m easing off of posting here, and posting MORE over at the new site, MarinaJBromley . Today I happened to have two posts go live (one on my blog, and one over at Balanced and Beautiful in Christ) on Forgiveness.  May you be blessed! M

Romans 12, Parts 2 and 3: Balanced and Beautiful in Christ

The new posts that I wrote for Balanced and Beautiful in Christ are now live on their Facebook page, and here on my new blog site (subscribe there so you don't miss a thing!). It's been a crazy few weeks (ok...are we going on several months now??) but I'm grateful that God had me write (and schedule) these several weeks ago. I pray that the words bless you and draw you closer to Himself.  Blessings, marina