The Vision


And the Lord said to Paul one night in a vision, “Do not be afraid, but go on speaking and do not be silent, Acts 18:9 Do you believe in visions?  Throughout the last six months of my illness, God has presented Himself to me in all kinds of ways.  I’ve felt his soft touch […]

Keeping My Eye On………..


Four more treatments—if I don’t count this week, then there’s really only three more weeks, thank you, God.  I started out with 20 weeks of treatments, and I only have four more left!  But, why is it that the last few miles of a trip or the last part of anything seem to drag!  Starting […]



“I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.”        John 15:11 This week was a week of joys; a week that lit up my soul and perked up my spirit.  Not only has He blessed me with personal joy, but He has also allowed me […]

The Lighthouse

bMinot Lighthouse copy

1—4—3, 1—4—3 …….. the lighthouse flashed silently in the distance. Two weeks ago, I sat by my window in the darkness at the St. Joseph Retreat Center and watched the “I—love—you” wink and beckon to me.  The Minot lighthouse is famous in many ways.  The 1—4—3 flashing signal was adopted in 1894 and is locally […]

Sitting With God


“Sometimes I sits and thinks, and sometimes I just sits.” Satchel Paige 1906-1982             This last week, I have done a lot of sitting and a lot of sitting and thinking.  Spending a week in silence will do that to you.  It’s easy to sit perfectly still and gaze out over the beauty of the […]