Author Archives: Suzanne

Tidal Wave

Thursday night I went through an inordinate amount of stress.  I lay awake for hours, crying and praying, and when I finally did sleep, I had a terrible nightmare. I dreamed that I was on the edge of a city, … Continue reading

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CJ

CJ is my Sheltie. He’s eight-years-old, and a week and a half ago, he had a spinal stroke or FCE (Fibrocartilaginous Embolism) . I can’t begin to describe the horror I felt when I came out from my bedroom that … Continue reading

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Does God exist?

When I was in my early twenties, I became an atheist for a while and then soon decided that I was agnostic. There were just too many things I couldn’t account for in this world to be an atheist. For … Continue reading

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Countering Negativity

Whenever we have a break from the cold of winter, and we get a sudden warm spell, I inevitably overdo it. My husband is still out of town, and last weekend, I was eager to put a few boxes into … Continue reading

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Wearing Mortality

I came across the following quote today from page 179 of A Guide to Prayer for All Who Walk with God by Rueben P. Job, Norman Shawchuck, and John S. Mogabgab: “We are born and we shall all die. The person who … Continue reading

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Welling Up

The holidays are always an emotional time for me, but they are more so for me this year. At the end of November, my  husband lost his brother who died rather suddenly and left behind a wife and two teenagers. … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Men

In 1785, the famous Scottish author Robert Burns penned his most famous poem “To a Mouse, on Turning Her Up in Her Nest with the Plough” which contains the  following lines: The best-laid schemes o’ mice an’ men, Gang aft … Continue reading

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