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Peace, be Still

One of the many perks of living in Florida is the weather this time of year.  The mild, yet cool temps are so inviting, but I didn't feel like answering the invite this morning.  I have a list of "to dos" that is steadily growing and I made the mistake of watching the news this morning.  Both of these were overwhelming my soul.  Thanksgiving is on the list of to dos and I was becoming weary with all my "stuff" this morning, but the show must go on, right?  The world is crumbling in front of us and I must still plan for sweet potato casserole?
I felt my heart becoming heavy so I  broke for some time in the Word.  This was surely to be salve to my soul today, but just as I sat in my comfy chair she came, the disruption of all things peaceful-Minnie.  The puppy that I just had to have 2 years ago has been both joy and frustration.  As it turns out, God has used her in our lives in many ways, the largest being she alerts us if our son has  a seizure which has been …

A Pyle of Perfect Imperfection

I've been brewing up some ideas of organization again! Oh, no, right?  Well, at least that's what my inner voice is telling me.  Well, this time is going to be different.  Wait, I've said that before, but really, it is, not because of who I am, but because of who I am in Christ.  You may be confused with that concept, but hang on, explanation will follow. In a world where so much can be conjured up to look like perfection and painted to be posted in order to receive the most likes, shares, comments, etc.  We have even more pressure to be perfect and we all know the ugly truth: It's not possible!   So we try.  We work on being the best at everything and the truth is we are fortunate to be the best at just one category in life. When we fail we fall hard on our faces, at least I know from past efforts that when I didn't attain perfection I would beat myself up internally.
Carrying experience as my map, I know that any attempt at something new will be a challenge. So …