Gratefully Living In the Now

This morning as I sit on my back porch, thoughts of what I should be doing are swirling through my mind. I’m not really here at all. I’m at all the other places I feel I need to be. Only I’m not really. I’m jumping around so fast that I’m nowhere. Just caught in a maze of mind. I go to Yeshua for answers. At first I rattle on and on about what I’m doing wrong, and what I should...

When Waters Aren't Still

When Waters Aren’t Still

Life comes in cycles. Some cycles are calm, others not so much. You can be floating down the river of life without a care in the world and suddenly hit some rapids. They are fierce and the raft that glided easily before is now bouncing you all over the place. You grab hold tight to the side handles as you hang on to keep from being flung out of the raft. It seems to me that as soon as I...

Backside of Petals

Why I Call Jesus, Yeshua

I’m not Jewish, I’m a Christian, so before I start making blog posts about Yeshua, I thought I’d better explain why I call Jesus, Yeshua. Please don’t misunderstand me.  I love the name of Jesus.  For years that’s the only name I knew for the most important person in my life. It is a lovely name. But one day I’m watching a movie about the life of Jesus.  Everyone called him Yeshua. I’m not sure why hearing this affected me the...