So much has happened since the last time I blogged. We have been having issues with electricity and internet, so now that I have both, I can get you all caught up…
Now that we have settled into the campground near Mom, it’s time to look for work. Mark came knowing that he will be working at UPS for the Christmas season. We were both hoping to be working by Monday, October 31st, but we found out this morning that his job won’t start till November 14th. That leaves me to come up with something quick.
Most of you may remember that my stepfather was diagnosed with a rare form of an aggressive thyroid cancer a few months ago. He finished his radiation treatments last month and has been waiting for the doctors to test to see how the cancer responded to the radiation. Here is a report I just got from my mom:
This being New Year’s Eve, it’s time to look back and look forward. Continue reading
This morning at grace, Mark prayed for the people of Paris. I am so out of touch, I had to ask him what happened in Paris. In my scripture reading today I was reading James 2:11-13… Continue reading
Mark says I bury my head in the sand when it comes to the news, and he’s probably right. I quit watching the news and reading newspapers a long time ago because the news just brought me down. I can be a lot more optimistic when I just keep track of what’s going on around me. However, there are certain news stories that get through my defenses and I find them very distressing; I don’t know how to deal with them. Continue reading
My friend, Denise Fuller, gave me a heads up on a partial answer to prayer. I have been looking online for confirmation of this story and there’s not much yet, but here is a report from the BBC:
I am using my blog today to ask all believers to help me. I have been, as I’m sure many of you have, horrified by what ISIS is doing. Now they have captured a large number of Christians and I feel we should be doing something about it, so I am asking you to reach out with me and spread this blog to as many Christians as you know. Continue reading