Encouragement, God's Love, Prayer

Stomping it out with Jesus

At first I was burdened--heavy hearted-- but after several blows, I was rippin' mad.  Mama bear mad.  The devil had dished out his fury and this mama went stompin' it out with Jesus in the garden and in the name of Jesus declaring, "Enough!   Get your filthy hands off my boy!  He belongs to Jesus!"  … Continue reading Stomping it out with Jesus

Encouragement, Family, Following Jesus, Jesus, Life, Motherhood, Prayer

A Tribute to Mama — A Life Well Lived

  This is a different kind of Mother's Day for me.  Like many others I know, this is the first one without my Mom.   Since I can't send  flowers or gifts  to her this year, I thought I'd  share the gift of her life with you instead. Meet my Mom, Helen Eugenia Brownlee Waters, a.k.a. Mom, Mama, Memaw/Grandma… Continue reading A Tribute to Mama — A Life Well Lived

Encouragement, Enjoying God's Presence, Family, Prayer, Thanksgiving

A Thanksgiving Prayer

As we come to the end of another Thanksgiving Day ... May we count our blessings, naming them one by one...Papas and Nanas, Aunts and Uncles, Mamas and Daddies, children and grandchildren, cousins and second cousins, friends and family, turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy,  pumpkin pie and real whipped cream, coffee and hot… Continue reading A Thanksgiving Prayer

Encouragement, Enjoying God's Presence, Faith, Following Jesus, Life, Listening to God, Prayer

A Change of Heart at the Veterans Memorial

It was the day after my birthday and I found myself starting the day off angry! Angry and frustrated!  Disappointments in life had left me dissing the very atmosphere surrounding me! My attitude was creating a toxic environment that only those wearing a hazmat suit could survive in. Why does someone I love so dearly… Continue reading A Change of Heart at the Veterans Memorial

Encouragement, Faith, Life, Prayer

A Prayer for Your Journey

To all my fellow travelers ... those whose souls are road weary and those whose hearts are racing full-steam ahead ... May your path lead you to pleasant places ... May you knock on doors of opportunity and pause at intriguing places along your journey to reflect, listen, and learn ... May you savor time with God  in… Continue reading A Prayer for Your Journey