Entries by Bonnie Vickers

Faith over Frustration

“The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.”                                                                                                   Psalm 34:18 ESV                            Can I get an Amen on how much we miss our “handyman” around our homes?! My husband was the ultimate “handyman” around our house. He could look at any situation and in his creative mind come up with […]

I Choose Joy

These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full. (John 15:11  ESV) I find it startling at times, the number of people who make comments to me about how I have handled this walk of grief since my husband’s passing. Startling, because they […]

And Then There Was One

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.”                          Proverbs 13:12   ESV And then there was one. Those were the words that echoed in my head with the recent passing of my mother-in-law. Death had come once again. After attending to her final wishes, I found myself reflecting […]

BLT and a Cup of Soup

              And after you have suffered a little while, the God all grace who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will Himself restore, confirm, strengthen and establish you.  1 Peter 5:10  ESV Anniversary announcements. Date night photos. Social media “love my spouse” challenges. Sigh. Sometimes it is hard escaping the “I am no longer […]

I AM Near

The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. John 10:10 ESV Three. Two. One. Smile! Snap. A moment caught in time. Memories flash. A picture from the past can flood a mountain of thoughts, memories and emotions. Often times, they cause us to […]