I am a 76 year old who just retired from 20 years as a Parish Nurse. Faith has been an important part of my life but health issues come in second. I have had a lifetime dealing with situational anxiety and have been freed by discovering that this is not an uncommon problem. Worrylessjourney is about my struggles and my journey to tackle this affliction head on instead of letting it rule me. My other blog “heargodinothervoices” shows how I find inspiration and growth from everything around me. I have gained much from my 76 years and it is time to share.
We have reached the brave new world. Problems with various vendors of services can be complicated to resolve. This week I received a water bill for two months for over $2900.00. Yep you read that right. They are saying we used that much water for two months. Since our bill is usually less than $100.00 … Continue reading Never easy…did progress??? help?
Recently a college near us ran into some controversy. A novelist came to read a selection from her recent book and students protested and burned copies of the book. The book is: The novel, Make Your Home Among Strangers, is by Jennine Capó Crucet, an English professor at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, who came to the Statesboro, … Continue reading Burned books
The Two Worlds Gone Summer nights Gentle breeze Smelling grass New mown Seeking cool Savoring twilight Resting outside Quiet after day Life is sweet Neighbors close Porch swings rocking Voices mingling Time for friends Chatting simply No distractions Evening settling Time past Slower, calmer In tune With the earth … Continue reading Two worlds
This morning in church the sermon focused on two pieces of Scripture one from second Kings and the other from Luke. Both pieces of Scripture were talking about someone with leprosy. In the Old Testament of the Bible lepers were considered unclean. Unclean meant that they could not participate in any regular community. They were … Continue reading When is it discrimination?