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"Ups and Downs"

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"Ups and Downs" I have lived my life for approximately 5141 days now. Maybe I have not lived life to the fullest- I admit I have spent so many lazy days curling up on the couch and watching whatever is on television. Ever notice how deliriously happy all the people are in those fun-loving soft drink commercials? To watch them, you'd think life is one gloriously blissful dance on the grass with a whole herd of lovable cocker spaniel puppies. ...read more.


Does it mystify you that one day you can be sitting on top of the world, soaring high in the spirit of the Lord. . . filled with faith and trust and so in love with God and the next day . . . "boom!" Down, down you go, hitting rock bottom, no where to go, faith all dried up and your spirit dull . . . faded! And you ask yourself "what the heck is going on?" ...read more.


Look around, notice those little miracles unfolding right before your very eyes, simple things we take for granted, like drinking clean water, having a place to sleep and food to eat, walking or running in any direction without fear. Now take a deep breathe and let the sweet song of God's teaching, healing and love dissolve your fears. Rest for a spell, be patient and loving to yourself and let Spirit guide you. And remember there is something phenomenal going on! Life is so much more pleasant when you learn to lighten up, even better when you also learn to lighten sideways, backwards and upside down. ...read more.

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