It does me. I know I need to share my belief in Jesus with those who don’t know Him or what He has done for them, but I get scared. I’ve seen witnessing done so badly that I’m afraid my listeners will immediately label me as one of those crazies. [Read more…]
What I Saw Today
Every day is a new day of discovery! God’s world, both physical and spiritual, is filled with wonder. Come explore God’s world with me as I see it for the first time.
Guess What I Saw Today.
I saw defeat.
More accurately — guess what I didn’t see today. [Read more…]
Guess what I saw today? I saw a sewing machine.
I saw material flow through the fabric feed of the sewing machine. I saw the needle poke holes in the red and green patterned material in my hands. Best of all, I could see what my hands were doing from ten inches away, not nose to needle like it used to be.
My mother loved to sew. Her young adult years were in the age where it was more economical to make your own clothes than to buy them. The only clothes our family ever bought were jeans and undergarments and even, there, the second category was suspect. My mother and grandmother would rather mend a pair of panties than replace them.
My legal blindness status did not deter my mother from teaching me to sew. After all, every woman needs to make her own clothes, her husband’s shirts, and her children’s clothes. Mother enrolled me in 4-H, hoping I would be more cooperative and motivated under other teachers. [Read more…]
“Heads up!” my friend texted me. “The weatherman predicts a beautiful sunset due to the haze in the sky.”
Sharing the thrill of a sunrise or sunset is something my friend and I do often. One text alert and we’re both out the door, checking the sky, marveling once again at God’s creativity, and sending each other pictures of how the sky differs ten miles away.
This time, I stalled. Sunset was not for another 40 minutes. So said Alexa. I told my digital nanny to set a timer for 30 minutes. [Read more…]