Tag Archives: God is good

Blue Sky – Blue Sky – Morning Is My Favorite Time of Day –

Blue Sky – Blue Sky Blackish blue night sky Quiet Moonbeams cry All through the night Stars twinkling bright Morning brings a splash Of blue – The new day Bathed in predawn dew – Then panoramic baby blue – Purple … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Memoir | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Praise – Praise the Lord – He Raises Up the Poor Out of the Dust – He Lifts Up the Needy – He Makes the Barren Woman a Joyful Mother of Children – Psalm 113 –

Praise ye the Lord. Praise, O ye servants of the Lord, praise the name of the Lord. Blessed be the name of the Lord from this time forth and for evermore. From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Verses, Thought | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Ocotillo in Bloom – Arizona Blue Sky – Loud Whistling Bird – Beautiful Morning – God is Good – All the Time –

A whistle, loud and clear, broke my concentration. I looked up from the book I was reading to see which bird could produce such a piercing sound. I grabbed my phone and slowly approached the blooming ocotillo plant where this bird was perched. Other times I’ve tried … Continue reading

Posted in Memoir, Morning, Photos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Steve Is Back to Work – Who Can Hold Him Down to a Gradual Return to His Labor – Praise to God that His Recovery from Hip Surgery Has Been Successful in Every Way – New Work Schedule Relentless – Says His Wife – What Do You Think –

All Steve’s projects went on hold for hip replacement surgery and time to heal. What projects? 1) Pool Recovery and Maintenance 2) Installation of flooring in hallways and kitchen 3) Yard work, which now includes removal of fallen cactus The doctor … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Memoir | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Hubby Steve Dealing with Healing Period – New Hip Doing Fine – Steve Managing Process of New Hip Settling In Place – Walking – Shopping – Beginning Some Allowable Work – Cover Comes Off the Pool Table Today –

Oh my! I left my computer to snap a photo of Steve holding the dust mop and walking across the game room with it, but here is what I found! Steve says he is doing allowable work because he has not … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Memoir | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Husband Home to Recuperate from Surgery – Many Adjustments Ahead – We Learn Rules for Walking, Sitting, Standing, Stretching, and Certain Moves NOT to Make and Exercises to Aid Healing – Dealing with New Challenges – Life Will Not Be the Same – In the End – No More Pain – Much to Gain –

Carol Ann will be driving for quite some time. Uh… Steve has edema in his thigh from surgery. He says the skin on his thigh feels like it might split open from the strain, but we looked at images of edema … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Memoir | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Why Do I Love You – LORD – Why –

Contemplating – I see why I love You – While Your Power and Glory enchant me – Your Wisdom teaches me – Your Patience carries me – But goodness – Yes – Your Goodness captures me – You love me … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Verses, God is good, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Goodness of God – How Great Is Thy Goodness to Them that Trust In You – You Will Hide them in the Secret of Your Presence from the Pride of Man –

Psalm 31: 19-20 – The Bible (KJV) – Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee; which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee before the sons of men! Thou shalt hide … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Verses, Photos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Walking in the Morning – Neighborhood Park Welcomes Me – Trees – Bushes – Flowers – Rolling Landscape – Photo Worthy –

Walking in shadow of tree – Raising my eyes to see Landscape rolling free – What blissful sight – Warm and bright – God is good to me – By Carol Ann Hoel © June 11, 2014

Posted in Photos, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Learning More About You – Jesus –

Learning more – looking from other Perspectives – Seeing things I’ve not seen before – Appreciating More and More – How absolutely – undeniably – Electrifyingly – powerfully Good You Are – Jesus – Son of God – Father – … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Verses, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A New Song – Psalm 40:1-3 – Praise to Our God –

Psalm 40:1-3 – The Bible – (KJV) – I waited patiently for the Lord; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Verses | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

How Do We Know God Is Good – How Do We Reconcile the Goodness of God with Tragedy – (Letters to a Friend Series)

I watched a movie with my husband last night. The plot involved human trafficking. Nothing makes me angrier than to see a person treated with extreme cruelty. I’m an emotional person, so every time the good guy struck a bad … Continue reading

Posted in Analysis, Bible Verses, Letters to a Friend (series) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

What We Believe about God Affects our Relationship with Him. Believe God loves YOU, because He Does Love You – (Letters to a Friend – Series)

Believe what the Bible says about God. Believe that God is good and His love endures forever.  Psalms 106:1 NIV.   WHAT WE BELIEVE ABOUT GOD AFFECTS OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH HIM: If we believe that God is unconcerned about our daily … Continue reading

Posted in Analysis, Bible Verses, Letters to a Friend (series) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Talk about it…Talk about it…Speak it…Believe it

God is good – I know He is – Know He is… From the beginning – in the garden – The lie was spoken by the serpent – The message implied by the liar – who said- Did God really … Continue reading

Posted in Analysis, Bible Verses, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

God Is Good – His Love Endures Forever

Psalm 103:106 – The Bible (KJV) – Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits: who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Verses | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Righteous – What about My Flawed Performance –

I am the righteousness of God – in Christ – So says the Word of God – but how – How can it be with Flawed – imperfect me – God is merciful and He is just – His mercy … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Verses, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

In Training for my New Job – Back to Blogging Soon …

Just a few words to say. I thank God for many blessings. My husband is home. We are home. My new job is a challenge. I miss writing blog posts and reading them and commenting. I haven’t abandoned my blog. … Continue reading

Posted in Alzheimer's, Memoir | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 43 Comments

God Is Good and Worthy of Our Praises

My husband and I are taking one day at a time. The care facility is comfortable and staffed with gentle people. The residents seem like family after sharing meals together in the dining room for several weeks. Most are Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

Posted in Alzheimer's, Bible Verses | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 66 Comments

God is in Control – And God is Good

I wish I could say my husband’s home And all is well – but He’s not home – Still we confidently say that All is well because we know God is in control And God is good   I wish … Continue reading

Posted in Alzheimer's, Bible Verses, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 45 Comments

I Look Back – You Were There

I look back – You were there – I look forward – I expect You – LORD, my God – You will show Yourself mighty – You will be Present with me – You will never Leave me alone   … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Verses, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments