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Oct 31

Hello, Father! Thank you for the distraction of lighthearted fun these last few days, and thank you for keeping my Mate safe while he shimmied up the tree like a black bear to get the dog’s toy, lol. I am simply amazed that he didn’t have a single scratch on his skin or clothing — […]

Oct 29

Thank you, Lord, for the awesome distraction and progress and adventure and FUN yesterday evening, and thank you for making it all flow so easily and freely! Thank you for closeness with my Mate and understanding from my sister. Thank you for the sunshine today, and please help me to get the last outdoor things […]

Oct 28

Hello, Father. This morning I am grateful that I do not have to make any serious decisions or serious progress. I feel a bit discouraged and frustrated, but my head is so fuzzy and my emotions so dulled that it all seems distant and of no real consequence. “Maybe next week…” but for now, it […]

Oct 27

Good morning, Father! Thank you for the closeness and the moment to moment comfort and care you give me. Thank you that I don’t have to have anything figured out – I can trust you to lead me forward and provide every little thing I need. I delight in belonging to you, faithful Shepherd! I […]

Oct 26

Father, I feel quite aggitated this morning. I don’t feel quite actively worried about anything in particular, I guess I just feel generally frustrated with money and time and weather and especially with my own self and lack of productivity. It doesn’t seem to matter to me that I got a TON of work done […]

Oct 25

Good morning, Lord. I am feeling pretty distant and BLAH this morning, like I am not really “all here”. I seem to have dulled senses, although my mind seems to be fine, just low-emotionality. It is actually quite comfortable, like I am content just to do whatever, and accept everything as impermanent and therefore nothing […]

Oct 23

Good morning, Father. Thank you for the busyness and progress and fun of the last few days, and thank you for all the lessons learned. Sometimes I wish my eyes and ears were like automatic video recorders so that I could replay certain moments and really take in what I miss, gleaning as much as […]

Oct 20

Lord, I have so many projects of my own and that I am doing for others — all having interrupted and outdone each other in urgency and priority, one after another — that I am having some trouble finding my way back along the path to the next-most-priority on the list, lol. THANK YOU for […]

Oct 18

Good morning, Father. Thank you for the highly personalized encouragement and nurturing early this morning, and thank you for the closeness and peace between myself and my Mate. Thank you for helping us to have patience with each other and with your timing in our lives. Please help us finish up all our little tasks […]

Oct 16

Good morning, Lord. Yay! It is finally supposed to get up to 60 degrees today! That should help boost our morale and allow us to get some outdoor-type things accomplished at last. 🙂 Lord, please guide me in how to move right and eat right and even sit or sleep right, in order to lessen […]

Oct 14

Well, Father, I’ve had all my devices on airplane mode all day, trying to conserve the internet allowance we have left, but it didn’t really make a difference — my sister’s new DirecTV setup used half of a whole day’s allowance on its own. Frustrating, but not the end of the world. Please help me […]

Oct 13

Hello, Father! Thank you for helping me make a good start on my list of projects and priorities yesterday, even if it did keep getting interrupted by the need to serve my peeps here in various ways, lol. Thank you for SUNSHINE this morning, and a promise of 60 degrees today — even if it […]

Oct 12

Hello, Lord. I am feeling a little sorry for myself this morning, I must admit. I think it is mostly this disheartening COLD and WET blanketing Iowa for the last weeks or so. THANK YOU that next week is supposed to be sunnier and a little warmer!! Until then, Lord, please help me to just […]

Oct 11

Hello, Lord! I cannot believe how FAST the time is dissipating lately!! THANK YOU for helping me to get firmly settled into the new camper, and my new office space inside it. THANK YOU for the warm blankets during this cold spell, with windchills in the 20’s at night!! THANK YOU for the awesome trip […]

Oct 8

Father, you see what wounds my heart, and what makes me smile. You give me both challenges and triumphs. You are with me through it all, and I can TRUST in your goodness and provision. I give you everything that is in my heart right now, all the hopes and all the hurts, all the […]

Oct 6

Thank you, Father, for the nice birthday week break from online work (basically)! Thank you for the one HOT day we had here, as well as all the rainy and cooler days that seem to be the new norm. Thank you for the blessedness of hearing from all four of my awesome children yesterday, on […]