lindaricke

Living Like You’re Dead

Originally posted on Unshakable Hope:
The title of this blog might seem like an oxymoron, but I hope to convince you otherwise. I have come close to death several times even before ALS entered my life 21 years ago. With each brush with death, the more I am able to identify with death and eternity…

An Introvert Is NOT…

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what if we gave up our right to be offended?

What if we gave up our right to be angry? I heard this idea from a radio DJ several months ago and had to pull my car off the road to write down this idea, because it blew my mind. I have spent a good deal of my life in a state of anger. Sometimes […]

fear not…

Over the past week my husband and I have been in pretty much all of Florida, with the exception of the Jacksonville area. A week ago we were in the Tampa Bay area where we helped my sister pile up sand bags to keep water out of her first floor apartment, just because the heavy […]

the healing power of paint…

Over the last few weeks our house has been turned upside down. We decided – or more accurately – I decided that the trim in our home needed touching up. The baseboards and window trim needed a bit of sprucing, and I was bored with the safe color we had chosen for the walls in […]

between a rock and a hard place

I’ve heard that pollsters for our upcoming presidential election have said that there are very few undecided voters left in America. Those who favor Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump have become more and more deeply entrenched in support of their candidate. On November 8th of this year, one of them will be chosen as our […]

all i ask

Dear Jesus, you ask me to love as you love – to love everyone around me as if they are all people that I even know, or knowing them – that I even care. You ask me to love the ones who’ve hurt me – the ones who look me right in the eye and […]