An ordinary woman with an extraordinary story

Ponderings

Calling

September 5, 2011

Little by little over the first year, God showed me his calling for my life in particular.  It started with a verse, Matthew 10:19-20.  Jesus is telling the disciples not to worry about being arrested, but then he goes on to say, “Do not worry about what to say or how to say it, at ... Read More »

Decisions

May 12, 2011

From my journal, December 22, 2004: Preprinted at the top of the page were the following words: “The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart”.  Psalm 34:18 “In our despair we cannot find the words to pray.  God understands and meets us in our silence.” My handwritten words responded: ... Read More »

What to do

April 27, 2011

One of the first days back to my home after the memorial, I sat down to read the Bible.  But I couldn’t see.  The patches that I had been given to help my dizziness from the concussion worked very well for their intended purpose, but made my vision very poor.  My sister-in-law  noticed my dilemma ... Read More »

Jayden Jones

March 29, 2011

I want you to meet my son, Jayden Lee Jones.  He was born on May 20, 1993. As a child, I called him my snugglebunny because he loved to curl up beside me.  Jayden brought so much joy into our home, my how he loved to laugh. He never knew a stranger, and would talk ... Read More »

Janessa Jones

I want you to meet my beautiful daughter, Janessa Ann Jones.  She was born into this world on October 25, 1990. When she was small, everyone described her as a “precious moments doll.”  And she was exactly that.  Easy to raise with a beautiful smile, she loved to be around people from the very beginning. ... Read More »