Faced with a diagnosis of cancer Janis has started to write poems most mornings after studying the Bible
But Here I Stand With a Plan Today I met with the surgeon. She is wonderful. It’s good to talk to someone about a plan. I will have a lumpectomy and then radiation.The date should be November 5 but could be changed. I would appreciate prayer. I wrote this poem before I knew exactly what… Continue reading The Plan
As I face a cancer diagnosis, the Lord sustains me with His wraparound presence. So much solace can be found in the Psalms.
To make it through this journey with a cancer diagnosis, I decided to let my thoughts and feelings come out through my writing. So far, it’s been poetry.
Day 8 #RWBiblicalMeditation Are you finding it hard to get down to doing something? Maybe your problem is clutter. Clutter can fill our minds and our lives. I am trying to declutter my physical and spiritual life. For that reason, I joined Revelation Wellness. I have been challenged in the 21 Days of Revelation Wellness.… Continue reading Declutter Your Lives
The story of how Jesus altered my mainspring Updated 2021 first published 4 years ago: I read again a devotional by Oswald Chambers today about how Jesus resets my mainspring. I thought I would republish the post. I have had the privilege of being a short-term missionary five times. This is my look back on… Continue reading A Broken Life Mainspring. How Could I Fix It?
33 Dots that’s how it started – connecting the dots Someone mentioned how God is good at connecting the dots in their lives. I agree with that. When I look back in my life, I see when God was there even though I didn’t know it. My artwork challenge of 33 dots expands my mind,… Continue reading Connecting the Dots
The Story of My First True Christmas I recall the time that I met Jesus, the day of His birth on my first true Christmas. Christmas Card 2020 by Janis Cox When did the Christmas Story take hold of me? One Christmas Eve, we visited a different church in our small town. It was dark when we… Continue reading My First True Christmas
This is Advent Week Five. The focus is on LOVE. Love came down in the form of a BABE. God gave His only Son to us. The Incarnation. Love at its highest. Love at its highest. By reading through God’s Word we can know more and more about this love. And we also learn how… Continue reading Advent Week Four – Love
So many scriptures have the word “joy” in them. I read that “joy” is found 155 times in KJV. This is Advent Week Three – Joy Therefore, Joy must be important to God. He created us to feel that emotion. He also blessed us with the Holy Spirit so we can feel joy even when… Continue reading Advent Week Three – Joy