In Holy Anticipation Of What Is Next

Every year brings a reflection of the road traveled with anticipation of what the new year might bring.  This  year is no exception.  Last year I titled the blog “The Best Is Yet To Come” so needing a new title for the same concept, I chose “Holy Anticipation.”  Join me as I tell the story.

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In Search of a Job for Polly

Within days of turning 62, Polly Riddell is in need of a job and still needs to work to support herself.  When asked what sort of work she is interested in, well this reveals the challenge and opportunity.  A car accident and head injury in 2006 took away her profession as a commercial real estate…

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A Day In The Life of a Storyteller

Fear, anxiety and worry have wormed their way back in.  Searching for that still small voice of the Lord and I am thinking that I can’t hear Him.  Maybe I am wrong. The Lord has provided exactly what I needed every month since I left my job in September 2017.  Self-employment is difficult but I…

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A Prophet, A Fish and A Whale of a Story

I listened to a prophecy for the new year of 2018.  It is griping and powerful and sounds much like the words of the prophets in Old Testament time.  I am praying for loved ones who have fallen away from the Lord and for those who cherry pick God’s commands and think that following 9…

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The Best Is Yet To Come

I post a lot on Christmas Day and on New Year’s Day.  Having started a tradition in 2013 of being Alone with the King on Christmas Day and resting in His the loving arms, He reveals much to me during this sacred time of reflection.  Then I  write an anticipation of the upcoming year.  Looking…

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Assisted Living at Polly’s House

Polly Riddell has one opening for one very special senior adult in my home on the South Side of Indianapolis. I am a caregiver willing to open my home for assisted living for that one special person who needs a helping hand. Assisted Living for One I offer a private room in my single family…

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Upside Down

Worked myself into a frazzled frenzy and tangled mess attempting to find the next job to support my single self.  Feels like ADHD of job search bouncing between a thousand interests and directions. Subscribe to virtual job sites, gravitate to low paying care giving jobs because…well I don’t know why but maybe I am just…

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Letters to Jordan:Loud Enough To Wake The Dead

My Dearest Jordan, I have just returned from a bittersweet trip to Okeechobee to say a final goodbye to YIB Boney.  You surely remember YIB, my third husband that I did not marry who is 13 years older than me.  He is living on borrowed time with only one nicely clogged artery barely pumping.  I…

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It is NOT About You

Been downsized, outsourced or just put out to pasture because you have gray hair?  Need the edge for finding a new career?  Allow me to share some invaluable resources.  Most folks have been loyal, dedicated employees only to find at age 50 or 60 they are out of a job but still need to work. …

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An Angel Among Us

Meet my friend Bethany Grace.  She is 8 years old but she knew from the age of 4 she wanted to play the harp.  I asked to hear her story and in a letter she wrote me she said “I was 4 years old when I heard my teacher play the harp and I fell…

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