Monthly Archives: March 2013

Navigating Health Care

First phone call: Patient: I need to schedule an EKG Clinic: What is your date of birth? Patient: xx/xx/xxxx Clinic: We don’t have you in our system. Patient: I had an EKG at your facility before and that is why … Continue reading

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The Comfort of Being Known

A long time friend went with me for a medical procedure today. I invited her into the room where all the questions are asked. It felt good to know that as I responded to inquiries regarding my health history and … Continue reading

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Do I Rest or Risk?

I am wanting my body to be strong. I want the physical ability to do the things my heart longs to do. I don’t want to hurt myself every time I lift something. I don’t want to fall and break … Continue reading

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When My Heart Is Too Heavy

I’m giving my imagination freedom to stage some potential scenes. Tonight I am picturing a waiting room of people who are bringing their stories to Jesus. His office is not a closed-door room but rather a type of stage that … Continue reading

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Scared?

by Shirlee Vandegrift The word ‘scared’ should not have a place in the mind or mouth of a believer, should it?  Nor should the words “why,” “why me,” “why them” or any other words that indicate unbelief. I have been … Continue reading

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I Want to Be Like That

We have three services on a Sunday morning. Those who attend generally choose the same hour each week. So much so that the services have a personality of their own. This past weekend one of our senior ladies came in … Continue reading

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Bent but Not Broken!

Our back yard has attracted my attention these past days by a big branch that has lowered itself from its usual inconspicuous spot and curved down with its tip actually resting in the snow. Today I don’t see it at … Continue reading

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