My Directed Path

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart" Proverbs 3:5

Change

Change

change [CHānj]VERB make or become different.take or use another instead of. Mary and I recently visited her brother, Charlie, in Modesto, CA.  He was scheduled for open heart surgery and was waiting in the hospital for his vital signs to improve. There was a...
Rejoice!

Rejoice!

rejoice [rəˈjois] VERB feel or show great joy or delight. Like many, the Bartlein family has had its ups and downs this year, but we made it through without too many scars. Andrew and Chrissy completed their Bachelors in Ministerial Theology are now ordained ministers...
Risk

Risk

risk possibility of loss or injury: perilsomeone or something that creates or suggests a hazardthe chance of loss or the perils to a subject matter of an insurance contract also: the degree of probability of such loss. When you are young, risk seems like an...
Bold

Bold

bold /bōld/ adjective (of a person, action, or idea) showing an ability to take risks; confident and courageous. (of a color or design) having a strong or vivid appearance.  Dedicated to my son, Andrew  Being bold is having courage and speaking out against what is...
Waiting

Waiting

It seems that most of my life I have been waiting.  When I was a child, Christmas could not arrive fast enough and when I was a teenager, all I could think about was driving a car. Today, I’m waiting to find out if my cancer has spread. Every three months, Mary and I...