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Purpose-full Interruptions

September 26, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, Caregiving, Encouragement, MidWeek Motivation

But as for me, my prayer is to You, O LORD, at an acceptable time; O God, in the greatness of Your lovingkindness, Answer me with Your saving truth. Psalm 69:13 One of my grandkids had a major writing project and it was really stressing her out. She felt so frustrated and “stuck!” We worked […]

Interruptions Teach Us To Wait On The Lord

September 5, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, Caregiving, Encouragement, MidWeek Motivation

I would have despaired unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the LORD In the land of the living. Wait for the LORD; Be strong and let your heart take courage; Yes, wait for the LORD. Psalm 27:13-14 One interruption after another – that is often a hallmark of a caregiver’s life, […]

Great Advice for Interrupted Writers in Romans

July 25, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, Encouragement, MidWeek Motivation

Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of […]

God’s Plans Aren’t Changed By Interruptions!

June 20, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, MidWeek Motivation

I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from his love. Death can’t, and life can’t. The angels can’t, and the demons can’t. Our fears for today, our worries about tomorrow, and even the powers of hell can’t keep God’s love away. Romans 8:38 (NLT) I was headed out of town to visit family […]

Spring Allergies and Writing Interruptions

June 6, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, Illness, Interruptions

  As if Sandwich Generation caregiving issues weren’t enough to keep me continually interrupted and away from writing, spring has sprung with a vengeance. A short warm winter and even warmer spring now means tons of gorgeous greenery and lovely blossoms. Unfortunately, it also means more allergy issues than normal. As a matter of fact, […]

Using Interruptions To Encourage and Inspire

May 9, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog, Caregiving, Faith, MidWeek Motivation, Writing

Through God we shall do valiantly, And it is He who will tread down our adversaries. Psalm 60:12 Turning on my nightlight, I looked at my clock. Only 2:00 a.m.! I’d been laying here since 10:00 pm, unable to sleep! It was one of my rare and frustrating nights when sleep kept eluding me and […]

Writing Interruptions are Not Wasted!

Our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places. Therefore , take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having […]

Grief and Loss During Or After the Holiday Season

December 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Blog, Illness

Twas the night before Thanksgiving, and I was waiting to head for the airport at midnight to pick up a dear friend when she was scheduled to land at 1 a.m. While I waited, I sat at my desk, working on a couple of projects while enjoying a holiday movie. As I wrote, I noticed […]

Ways To Keep Writing When Caregiving Needs Increase

November 12, 2011 by  
Filed under Blog, Caregiving, Interruptions

“Honey, I don’t feel so well. My heart feels like it’s going a hundred miles a minute and…I feel so short of breath. Can you check my blood pressure?” the elderly mother said. “Mom, I have to take the kids to the specialist and he wants to run several tests. We’ll be gone a couple […]

Writing After a Medical Crisis Hits Your Loved One

October 8, 2011 by  
Filed under Blog, Caregiving, Time Management

Last month’s article, How Do You Write When a Medical Crisis Hits, discussed how to keep on writing in the midst of dealing with an elderly parent being hospitalized. Once your beloved senior has been released from the hospital though, your interrupted writing should be back on course, right? Not necessarily. Even though they are […]

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