As I read through one of Karen’s Bible Study journals, I came across a little note that she wrote to herself. Some of what I have read in her journals is too personal, and I cannot share those with anyone. It will be mine to cherish. However, I know that my Karen would not mind me sharing some of her writings with you. What she wrote about how she’d like to be remembered is powerful and so encouraging
“Karen’s Notes! Insights from a Glory-Bound Lady” Selected Notes Volume 1 Number 36, “How I Want to be Remembered” December 12, 2018
“Karen’s Notes! Insights from a Glory-Bound Lady” Selected Notes Volume 1 Number 35, “Powerful Words For Every Situation” December 5, 2018
Karen was serious in her encouragement to the ladies to adopt these few principles in daily living. When the life-changing diagnosis came, she responded with these principles in mind. In fact, she became known as the “win-win” lady.
“Karen’s Notes! Insights from a Glory-Bound Lady” Selected Notes Volume 1 Number 34 “Jeremy’s Swing Set. Easy to Assemble” November 28, 2018
It caused me to smile today. At the time, I don’t think I smiled. In fact, I am quite sure I wasn’t smiling. I have some notes that Karen wrote when she was a speaker at a ladies’ conference twenty years ago. The theme was “Handmade by Design.” She used the illustration of Jeremy’s swing set. I’ll tell you about it at the end of this little article.
“Karen’s Notes! Insights from a Glory-Bound Lady” Selected Notes Volume 1 Number 33, “How I Live When No One is Watching” November 21, 2018
Of course she was not perfect. I don’t want it to sound like I am saying she was. However, she did think it was important to live for the Lord Jesus in those small detail areas to which some might not give much thought.
“Karen’s Notes! Insights from a Glory-Bound Lady” Selected Notes Volume 1 Number 32, “God Has Taken Me Through Deep Waters” November 14, 2018
“Karen’s Notes” has become one of the busiest days on my website. I have appreciated the amazing responses of how the Lord, in His sovereignty, has caused her few notes to arrive just at the right time in places throughout the world.