Archive | November 2012

If you have been following the challenges in my life through blog posts and also the presence of the Lord, this Daily Post Prompt and the book sitting on my desk with me will not surprise you.

Martha L Shaw - Poet, Writer, Author, Artist

Ah, challenges!  We all face them.  I can’t speak for you, but I often face them reluctantly.  Not always.  For example, this Daily Post Prompt Challenge is a challenge I both enjoy and strongly recommend your participation in.  On the other hand, when nearly 5 years ago, I was diagnosed with an incurable eye disease, that was a challenge I feared.  You see, I had just moved 900 miles from all that was familiar to begin a new life in a new state which in my heart is “God’s Country” for sure, just as your favorite destination likely is for you!

Reaching this point in my life was exciting for me.  It was a true gift from God that I arrived when I did and landed where I did.  Oh, the stories I will tell in other posts . . .  but just months after my arrival as I anxiously…

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A praise report for healing in my right eye!

Martha L Shaw - Poet, Writer, Author, Artist

Okay, I was going to save this for Thanksgiving, but like many of you, I will be cooking Thursday morning, and picking up last-minute things tomorrow and doing prep work, so here’s a praise report I’d love to share with all of you so that you may give thanks with me!

Many of you know I’m having procedures done to restore sight to my right eye, and to control an eye disease which causes improper blood flow and ruptures which can cause serious reductions in sight, pain, and obvious challenges in performing everyday tasks in the manner I’ve always done.  It is not entirely curable at this time, but there are treatments which can in some cases restore some lost sight and enable a return to “normal” life.  I’ve had mixed results and for months there’s been no measurable improvement and I’ve suffered from pain and poor vision.

On November…

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