I Married My Dad Chapter Twelve Walking Wounded January 8, 2018 This phrase, “the walking wounded” came into my mind within the past few days, and it has stayed with me. I had some idea of what it meant, but not entirely, so I Googled it to find its meaning. And, I found these definitions: … Continue reading Chap 12: Walking Wounded
I Married My Dad Chapter Eleven Leap for Joy? January 20, 2018 Let’s have a show of hands. How many of us, when we go through tough trials, immediately count it all joy? How many of us delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, and in difficulties? How many of us, when people … Continue reading Chap 11: Leap for Joy?
I Married My Dad Chapter Ten What is Our Hope? January 19, 2018 So, what is our hope? And, on what is it based? Is it based in man? No! It can’t be, because men (and women) will fail us, because they are human. They may promise much, but not deliver. So, we must put … Continue reading Chap 10: What is Our Hope?
I Married My Dad Chapter Nine Our Stories January 18, 2018 Why do we tell our stories? I don’t mean things we have made up. But, why do we tell about our lives, and our personal experiences, and about our pasts or things we are going through presently? What is the purpose of it all? … Continue reading Chap 9: Our Stories
I Married My Dad Chapter Eight Resting in Him January 17, 2018 Have you ever fallen and skinned your knee? Did it get bloody and did it sting, too? What did you do about it? You probably washed it with soapy water, and rinsed it with clear water, and then patted it dry, and then … Continue reading Chap 8: Resting in Him
I Married My Dad Chapter Seven Freedom in Christ January 17, 2018 For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. Galatians 5:1 ESV Over the course of the forty-five years of my marriage to my husband, he was not free in Christ, although … Continue reading Chap 7: Freedom in Christ
I Married My Dad Chapter Six All for Good January 16, 2018 And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose. Rom. 8:28 NASB If it had not been for the things I have gone through in … Continue reading Chap 6: All for Good
I Married My Dad Chapter Five Doubts and Fears Journal Entry 1/13/18, 2:10 p.m. Five days ago my husband professed to me that he had trusted Jesus Christ to be Lord of his life, and that he had given his life over to the Lord. The following day I was battling fear in my mind … Continue reading Chap 5: Doubts and Fears
I Married My Dad Chapter Four Healing and Restoration Journal Entry 1/9/18, 11:01 p.m. Wow! So, Rick (my husband) told me this morning that he gave his heart to the Lord, and that he made him Lord of his life. He acknowledged to me that he had never done that before. And, when I shared … Continue reading Chap 4: Healing and Restoration
I Married My Dad Chapter Three What Came Next January 6, 2018 We had now been married thirty-two years. And, I was walking in freedom! And, God was doing a marvelous work in my life and through my life. I was writing what God had given me to write, and I was posting it on … Continue reading Chap 3: What Came Next