I Can’t See – It’s Dark

Teresa Poucher “…For we walk by faith, not by sight…” (II Corinthians 5:7)     I enjoy sleeping in a dark room — no night lights for me.  ‘Matter of fact, I put black tape on my standby lights.   I’m at that age where I take bathroom breaks at night. Still, no lights. I almost want to sleepwalk so I can fall right back to sleep.    InContinue reading “I Can’t See – It’s Dark”

Are you Feeling under Pressure?

Teresa Poucher Pressure canning is a wonderful way to preserve food. I recently made chicken salad with chicken I had canned seven years ago.  I realize that might seem scary to some, but it was yummy. Today you may feel like you have been in a pressure cooker, crammed into a jar that was much too tight. The lid was locked,Continue reading “Are you Feeling under Pressure?”

What are you Drinking?

Teresa Poucher I’ve heard it said that by the time you feel thirsty, you are already beginning to dehydrate.  Depending on activity and location, one can die of dehydration.  So,what are the first signs? Thirst, less frequent urination, dark-colored urine, fatigue, dizziness, and confusion.     Are you tired, even after a good night’s sleep?  Has confusion left you walking in circles?  Have you tried something toContinue reading “What are you Drinking?”

How Many Steps do you Take in a Day?

Teresa Poucher     Thanks to smartwatches, we can track our steps.  We track our progress to get closer to our goals.     The word “walk” is mentioned 390 times in the Bible. I think people in those days took many more steps than we do today. Staying on course must have been important. Sometimes we get inContinue reading “How Many Steps do you Take in a Day?”

I Want to go Home

Teresa Poucher How long has it been since you have been back home?  Whether it’s your parents’, grandparents’, or childhood home, there is something about returning home when you have been gone for a while.  When you get to a certain landmark, your emotions are triggered, and anticipation grows. I’m almost home now.   “So ye in like manner, when ye shallContinue reading “I Want to go Home”

Beethoven, Can You Hear?

Teresa Poucher     Ludwig Van Beethoven learned to play music at a very young age.  At his first recital, he was only six years old.  He became an amazing violinist, pianist, and composer.  One of his best-known pieces of music is his Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Opus 67, also known simply as “Beethoven’s Fifth Sympathy” (see link below).He was already going deaf when he composed it.    Continue reading “Beethoven, Can You Hear?”