Encouragement

When I started blogging these GEMs over a year ago, I was on a mission to spread a little encouragement to help others while using my gift of writing.  Much to my surprise I think I’ve been encouraged the MOST! I have been amazed by the outpouring of support, enthusiasm and cheer I have received […]

Happy Anniversary, GEM!

It’s already been a YEAR!  Can you believe that?  I think I’m in shock.  In fact, pinch me because I’m afraid this journey with GEM – God’s Encouragement by Meg – has been a dream!!! NOPE!  It’s real, alright! Oh guys!  I have learned, grown, been humbled, been blessed and most of all been LOVED […]

Mysterious Ways

God works in mysterious ways….  I have heard this mantra my entire life.  Most of the time it is said when something terrible or unexplainable happens and the onlookers are at a loss of what to say to the victim.  Basically, it’s said when we don’t know the why, the how and the what for. […]

Friendship

Lately, I’ve been inundated with the good, great and uglies of friendship.  I hadn’t given the subject much thought until I started to recognize the importance of this relationship that I’ve long taken for granted. For example, a friend of mine went on a cruise with friends she’s had since grade school – GOOD!  Then […]

Christmas Tears

This will not be the Christmas of years past.  It will be the first without my dad. I know I am not alone.  Most everyone has lost a loved one who meant the world to them.  This just happens to be my first encounter with the death of someone very close to me.  I feel […]

Thankful!

Fall weather, family, friends, football and cozy evenings in front of the fireplace – what more could a girl ask for?  All of these are wrapped up in the Thanksgiving weekend for my family.  It is the one time of the year when everyone gathers together to romp and rip through my parent’s house.  We […]