God’s Hesed

I read a book several years ago “A Sacred Sorrow” by Michael Card.  As a result, I learned a new word: “hesed“.  This word describes the indescribable un-definable characteristics of God. This Hebrew word is untranslatable into one word in English. Our English language defines the word simply as lovingkindness but it encompasses so much more.  I suppose it would take a vast number of words to describe “hesed” and even then we would not be able to cover what …

Jesus Loves Me, this I know

Jesus Loves Me This I Know I learned the song, “Jesus Loves Me” when I was a little girl and I have taught it to my children and now sing it with my grandchildren.  I don’t sing that song very often but I was reminded the other day about the very truth of this little song. Jesus loves me, this I know.  Jesus loves me, this I know. Jesus loves me, this I know.  Jesus loves me, this I know. …

In Times of Trouble

“Yes, the Lord will deliver me from every evil attack and will bring me safely into His heavenly Kingdom.  All glory to God forever and ever! Amen”  2 Timothy 4:18 Sometimes the Lord doesn’t deliver us from troubles in the way we think He should.  We want to be completely removed from the situation.  In the case of my Mother, I want complete healing from the Alzheimers disease.  But that is not what God has intended at this moment and …

My Mother has Alzheimers

My Mother has Alzheimers.  She was diagnosed with moderate Alzheimer disease in February 2004.  My Dad passed away in October 2001.  The disease has progressively gotten worst.  I hate this disease.  It robs you of memories and all those things that make up who you are.  One of the hardest parts of this disease is for family and having a Mother who doesn’t remember who you are.  My Mother and I had a special mother-daughter relationship.  We were close and …