Blog Archive: Virginia Sills

The following blogs, if any, are all of the blogs published by Virginia Sills @happytoberestored

Alright, my last blog amongst my friends here was over a month ago. And somehow I expected to have "time on my hands." Epic wrong. I am still unemployed. Thus, I am still looking for a job. How could I not remember that looking for a job is... read more
151 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jul 29, 2010
Okay, what's it been, like 10 months or something since I've popped my virtual head around CB? Ugh. Not to say that CB has ever been far from my heart, because it certainly hasn't. This ministry is a blessing to so many of us around this... read more
302 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jun 14, 2010
Annoying Pop Up Windows and Life You know, every single time I click on something within one of my emails, such as a link to another website, one of those doggone "pop up ads" tries to open up at the same time. Thankfully, I use a pop up... read more
250 words · ~1 minute to read · published Sep 03, 2009
What Day Is It Again and Where Am I? Okay, you know the old saying, "Life moves at the speed of light"? Well, I can attest that the saying definitely still applies today, whatever day today is. You see, last thing I remember it was the... read more
280 words · ~1 minute to read · published Aug 26, 2009
Whew, typing that title took enough out of me that I don't know how much of a blog I can write now. I shall do my best, with God's Help. Let's see I've been MIA from here for over a week now. EEK I say! Why you ask? Well... We moved... read more
500 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 18, 2009
Jeremiah 29:11 tells us that God does not have thoughts of evil toward us, but plans of a future and hope. Until this morning I only applied that verse to our temporal lives. How limiting that is! And then in one "ahha" moment (or BOOYAH,... read more
281 words · ~1 minute to read · published Aug 07, 2009
So, part of my job as a member of my mill's HR team is to guide and direct our health services team. We are fortunate to have an onsite triage clinic staffed 247 with nurses who report directly to me. Trust me, paper mill work can be extremely... read more
402 words · ~1 minute to read · published Aug 06, 2009
I sit here this morning in true awe of the amazing community of wonderful people and family we have here on CB. I am wiping away tears of joy as I type this because I know, and I mean KNOW, that God brought me back home here due to the support that I... read more
469 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 31, 2009
The Seven Most Important People In Your Life When I went to church this past Sunday morning, I had to go alone. Weird for me, but I was not to be dissuaded from attending services and hearing the message that God has for me. Madison’s teething... read more
668 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 15, 2009
So, yesterday morning, I was driving along my normal 37mile route going to work, just singing along with DC Talk, praising God about being a "Jesus Freak", when the lane I was driving in all of a sudden seemed way overcrowded. Before my... read more
393 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jul 10, 2009
May 21, 2009, dawned a day that I had not looked forward to seeing. Carley was going back to her mom on that day. How do you let go of a precious child for whom you have cared and grown to love over the prior seven months and not have your heart... read more
227 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jul 04, 2009
Sunday dawned bright and early at the home of the Sills Clan. After the torrential downpours of Saturday, I was beyond thankful to see the sun peeking out. I awoke with a sense of purpose that I had not felt in quite a while. There had been tremendous... read more
666 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Mar 30, 2009
Certainty in These Uncertain Times I've been "AWOL" from the blog for a while now. For those of you who know me, I hope you understand given all the changes I've been blessed to have in my life over the past five months that have... read more
272 words · ~1 minute to read · published Feb 24, 2009
Give God What's Right, Not What's Left Time is a precious commodity that can never be retrieved once it's gone. Unlike those other necessities in our lives, such as air and water, the continuum of time is linear, not cyclical. How many... read more
260 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 11, 2008
Twists, Turns, Cliffs and The Road I'm Traveling I've heard it said that, "Life is like a box of chocolates...you never know what you're gonna get." Forrest Gump When I think about that statement, my mind centers on two things ... read more
361 words · ~1 minute to read · published Oct 27, 2008
I Know That I Know That I Know In these times of mounting uncertainty, I find it very comforting for my spirit to rest on and for my mind to meditate upon those irrefutable truths upon which my faith is firmly footed. Perhaps the list that I've... read more
371 words · ~1 minute to read · published Oct 08, 2008
Prayer and the HoneyDo List Like most husbands, my dear husband has a list affectionately termed "The Honey Do List". It's posted not on our refrigerator, but on the chalkboard in his mind. That way I have to actually have a... read more
221 words · ~1 minute to read · published Sep 16, 2008
Untilled Soil Is Not Fertile Ground The gardens of our hearts are much like those gardens in our backyards. In order for the garden to bring forth its bounty, there are activities that must occur. Should any of the necessary tasks being missed or... read more
311 words · ~1 minute to read · published Aug 29, 2008
Believe That He Can, Have Faith That He Will I woke up a few mornings ago with this in my heart, "Believe that I can. Have faith that I will." There is no doubt that God was speaking to me, and perhaps to someone else out there, because my... read more
441 words · ~1 minute to read · published Aug 28, 2008
Don't Dig Up The Seeds Okay, I'll admit God has been working on me for the past year about my impatience. It seems that I have one last vestige of impatience that I need to release (translation, unwrap my fingers from their deathlike grasp)... read more
390 words · ~1 minute to read · published Aug 25, 2008
It Begins With God, It Ends With God I read something quite profound today. "God created man out of love. Man sinned and suffered separation. Out of love for His creation, God provided the Savior for man's atonement." Notice anything... read more
267 words · ~1 minute to read · published Aug 19, 2008
A Day Of Small Things Much of the Old Testament is a history of who we are and where we come from. Even though historical in many contexts, the Old Testament truths are timeless. One of those truths is that we should not despise the small things, for... read more
369 words · ~1 minute to read · published Aug 15, 2008
Get On The Bandwagon Of Mercy! All too often many people jump on the bandwagon of "kicking someone when they're down." However, Christians are called to a different purpose. 2 Corinthians 1:34, "Blessed be the God and Father of our... read more
259 words · ~1 minute to read · published Aug 14, 2008
Have you ever noticed that on most occasions your disappointment is actually God's appointment? Let's think about that for a second, okay? Think about a recent time in which you've experienced disappointment in something. Now, scroll... read more
272 words · ~1 minute to read · published Aug 12, 2008
Mary and Martha Sisters In Waiting Every time that God leads me to read the account of how Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead, I never fail to have a new truth from His Word revealed to me. In John 11, I read again today of the way in which... read more
758 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 11, 2008