Praise God from whom all Blessings flow!

19 Aug

My dogs don’t pose…lol
but they are full of the “devil”….lol

A Funny Tale…..

My husband has had this huge flat trailer in our back yard…loaded with all manner of stuff.

My doggies must be chained in the back yard….they love the out doors….but will jump the fence and wander….and since they have a bit of wolf in them…and and are not really used to “society manners”…it is safer for them….to be constrained.

Well, Ms. Dolly (the little black one, and Diamond’s granddaughter)….could reach the trailer and for about 2 years….has enjoyed being “Queen of the Mountain” and hunting, Lord only knows what….in the pile….under tarps….on the trailer.  Many times she would get her cable  “hung up” on something or other…and being a hyper type doggie….would about kill me ….as I tried to “free her”.    She would do it again ….over and over….and  over and over….

We are in the process of “cleaning up and moving out”  all this excessive stuff….my hubby has accumulated in our 29 years here….and plan to put the place on the market and move in about two years.  In view of this….the trailer of “Mountain stuff”…had to go.

Now my dearest Ms. Dolly….gets attached to things and loves things and her heart ….is big as all outdoors.  And….this trailer Mountain…was her very bestest friend….after her Grandmother of course.

And so she has mourned.  This Mountain is where she caught…who knows how many…. bugs…frogs…chased a cat or two …and the latest….found an armadillo.   She loved her Mountain.

She fussed as my husband and son pulled it out of the back yard…and she has been laying up by the back door…chin to the ground….facing the “place” where the Mountain used to be…and sighing.  Over and over again….sighing.

Although I know her grief is real,  I am sure she will eventually get over it….even if I have to get a bucket of toads and unleash them in the back yard for her to hunt.

It’s the little things after all…that are blessings….dogs…”mountains” and a toad or two.

It’s that “trust” thing again!

28 Dec

Trust:  belief that someone, something, is reliable, honest, effective….etc.

I like that definition…effective.  I can (believe) that”they” will do whatever will “produce the desired outcome”.  Awesome…sort of clear.

Oops…I used the word “believe”….”to accept as true”.

(all definitions are from Merriam-Webster’s Learner’s Dictionary)

Is it coming together for you?  I think it means…leaning back, shutting up, giving way, handing over…the responsibility of a thing.

Responsibility?  2a.  a duty or task that you are required or expected to do.

OH!  I get it, I get out of the responsible part…and get to go straight to the done part.  awesome!

But, the kicker is…I am afraid.  My ethical part is counting on all things being done “right”…”correctly”…etc.  That trust part.  Darn…..

I trust the sun to come up, I trust the darkness to be next, I trust the ocean  to stay where it is, the land to stay where it is, the stars to be shining, birds to fly, etc.  But I have the hardest time with this trusting “my stuff” to God.  (My little, puny, inconsequential, STUFF to God. )

Sounds rather idiotic if you put it like that.  Maybe it isn’t a trust thing at all…maybe it is a CONTROL thing…..hmmmmm.

That, my friends is another story!

Gloria! In Excelsis Deo! Gloria!

25 Dec

Angels we have heard on high…..this sweet refrain….Gloria!

What an awesome end to a not so awesome year.  Christ the Lord!

Maybe this is why we celebrate in December, folks.  Maybe this is why the year is divided the way it is.

All I know is…From feeling  “kicked to the curb” to feeling “My God is an awesome God”…all I can say is…over and over… Gloria!  Gloria! Gloria! Amen.

Gloria

In the land of Milk and Honey.

5 Dec

  We “feel” this picture…but we do not “see” this picture.  All the ugly is made pretty so we do not “suffer” too much emotion in looking.  Milk and Honey….nothing showing what really happens….the bruises…the broken bones…the disfigurements…the dying.

Here, in the United States…we are protected.  “They” can not let us get too uncomfortable…or we might decide to “do something”.  But no, not us, we are comfortable…”they” see to that.

Anger, abuse…children or anyone…, murder, torture…these things exist.  They have always existed…since the first murder of Abel by Cain.  We just color it all up…so we do not have to “really” see.  We are the lucky ones.

In many places of the world…death, torture, abuse, …happen all around, everyday, and the bodies, the children, the people…they are just kicked out of way like so much garbage.  Those worlds are used to this…they have seen it too many times to be shocked.  Nothing is new to them.

While searching for a song today…I looked and kept looking…I wanted to share this song…but all the videos were too shocking…too graphic…and it dawned on me…that was because “I” live in the world of “Milk and Honey”.  I am not used to it.  Below is the link to this song.  It is moving, emotional, eerily beautiful…but a bit graphic.  I chose one with less…but do not watch if you are easily disturbed.

In the end…believe this…Yes, there is a heaven “for these people to go”.

With love and emotion….Rosemary Sharon

Listening to the Music.

8 Nov

Many friends, send me “You Tube” songs to hear…many….I have never heard before.

Some songs are joyous…frivolous…fun!  Some songs are dark, sorrowful, and sad.   I hear hope in one…and loss of hope in another.  The songs fly through all the many emotions and feelings.  Here….there….and here again.  I am one…I am none…I am all…what is this?

Listening to one today, by John Lennon…I realized…I do not hear John in this…I do not know what is his dream from this….I hear mine.  I see mine…I dream, mine.

This is truly sent from God.  My God or your God or their God….sent…through this man, maybe….but sent none the less.

And I realize…all good, all bad, all up, all down…..all of it….is given…..all of it….is sent.

Which way is forward....which way is back.

Did you ever Have?

7 Oct

Did you ever Have?.

God and His awesome sense of humor.

30 Aug

Scene With Head Bowed

Last night, I was awake…lying quietly…thinking. My neck had been really bad again. I have some type of nerve damage I guess…and every so often, the right move (or wrong one), sets the pain off again.
I of course often lay quietly and use the time to talk in my mind to God. I of course asked Him…what is with this pain? I have had one kind of pain or another…it seems all my life? Why me?
I could hear, as clearly as if God spoke in my bedroom…”You have much to learn, little one.” I was dumbfounded of course. I am thinking …can’t you just show me in the Bible? do I have to have all this pain?
The pain in my neck and back of my head…made me keep my head down…almost looking to the ground. The only way I could really be comfortable…and I thought…what is this teaching me. and again…clear as a bell….”you need to learn some humility, little one.”…..
Next time the pain is intense and I find myself miserable…I plan on looking at what it might really be….a message from God….to His “little one”.