Bible Talk, I ❤️ JC, inspiration, Mind, Body, & Spirit, Pure LOVE, Raw Poetry, RAW Religion, Review & Reflection

Easter Sunday

Easter time is almost here!

It’s time to laugh, jump, feel joy, and cheer!

When the day has come they all shall say:

“Praise the Lord, Alleluia! He has risen today!”

Savoring the time we spend with family and friends.

Waiting for the special helper that Jesus the Messiah will send.

Easter Sunday is a time to celebrate and be glad.

It’s definitely not a time to mope around and be sad.

He was killed, died, then rose on the third day.

Christians and Catholics observe this as Easter Sunday.

Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots.”
‭‭Luke‬ ‭23:34‬ ‭KJV‬‬

inspiration, Raw Beauty, RAW Nature, Raw Poetry

Dark Spring Night

Deep dark blue sky of the spring night.

Deep dark blue sky keeping out the light.

Deep dark blue sky a magnificent sight.

Deep dark spring sky with twinkling stars.

Deep dark spring sky, midnight tree bars.

Deep dark spring sky showing constellation in the shape of cars.

Deep dark silent cool breeze.

Deep dark night be at ease.

Deep dark environment do what you please.

Deep dark spring sky swallows me whole.

Deep dark spring sky definitely knows its role.

Deep dark spring sky sleepless nights is what you stole.

Food For Thought, Light Hearted Fun, My Journey, Starting A New

Hello, After One Year :)

It has been one year since I have posted or even looked at anything on my blog website. Since then, so happy to be feeling the love from a few readers that still give my page a gander or a look-see. A very special shout out to those fellow bloggers and readers for the support you know who you are! It just goes to show you even in uncertain and very scary times we can all still support, help, and love one another.


Now last year (2020) is done! Thank God for that, was one of the best yet worst years of my young life with a lot of roller-coaster ups and downs. I was just starting new “married” life in a new state with my husband, and I took my Mom along for the ride. My family and I experienced a lot of financial and health uncertainties that many others faced as well. One thing that was nice to see throughout this chaotic year of pandemic, electoral madness, life restrictions that many of us have never faced before were people coming together to help one another out. I did witness a lot of kindness around me. I have to say it might have to do with the move from up north to down south which is a bit of a culture shock in itself (in a good way).


My faith has gotten stronger yet a little rocky at the same time. I miss my church back in Brooklyn and longing to feel that connection in my new home state. God has taught me in times of trouble the only thing you can honestly do is pray and wait. Pray for you, your family, friends, neighbors, the people affected by the pandemic, the innocent people that get killed every day. A prayer for strength, patience, and hope in a time where we all need it the most. Patience is a huge one for me! I need the patience to deal with others and to wait for life to get back to normal which it’s starting to get there a little more each day in 2021.


One year later and a lot has happened! Both amazing and horrible, both good and evil. One thing I know for sure I have to get back into the things that I love the most and be around people who have my back and make me feel alive at the same time. My family is amazing and my friends are the best. I’m honestly super blessed and grateful every day for what I do have: Health, Happiness, Faith, Hope, and most importantly LOVE.


May God bless you all!

Uncategorized

Photography: Be One with the Flowers

Lucky Wall photographed by John Daidone

Lucky Wall

Alone in the Woods photographed by Catherine Daidone (me)

Alone in the Woods

Follow the Breadcrumbs photographed by Catherine Daidone (me)

Follow the Breadcrumbs

Summertime Love photographed by John Daidone

Summertime Love

Lizard in the Hole photographed by John Daidone

Lizard in the Hole

Moss Madness photographed by John Daidone

Moss Madness

Purple Rain photographed by John Daidone

Purple Rain

Moonlight Breeze photographed by John Daidone

Moonlight Breeze

Road to Recovery photographed by John Daidone

Road to Recovery

Digital Prints available for purchase at JandCgallery a new Etsy Shop.

By:

An online Etsy Shop Created by my husband (John Daidone) and I (Catherine Daidone)
Advice On Life, Bible Talk, Get Health & Fit, I ❤️ JC, Mind, Body, & Spirit, Review & Reflection, Uncategorized

7 Ways to Stay Safe & Sane, During Coronavirus Scare

Do you feel like this world has gone completely crazy? Are you afraid of the coronavirus? Do you know how to tell the difference between FACTS and MYTHS, RATIONAL and IRRATIONAL thinking at a time like this? If you are unsure about things maybe I can clear that up for you, so you and your family/ friends/ neighbors can ALL stay safe, sane, and most of all HEALTHY.

stay safe cartoon
Credit: Cleveland.com

  1. Do not FEAR. 

Being afraid of something like this will not make you feel any better or help you stay healthy. Fear actually does the opposite of keeping you safe and healthy it can cause your immune system to decline which can leave you a lot more vulnerable. This may seem scary to you especially with all the news reports and social media posts that tell you that you should be afraid. Always remember whatever happens you are NEVER in control God is and He will protect you. Just have FAITH and never FEAR.

‘Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, even God with a recompence; he will come and save you. ‘ Isaiah 35:4

  1. Pray

Prayer is the most powerful act you can do especially at a time like this. Pray to the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ! Through Him anything is possible. If you don’t believe me read the gospel of John in the Bible. This is the best way to get to know Jesus and to understand who God really is. Remember to pray for understanding and God will reveal wonders to you with faith and patience through the Holy Spirit. Pray for yourself, family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, etc. You can literally pray for whoever you want whenever you want. God will hear you and answer plus give you strength during these difficult times.

‘Rejoice always; in everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus to you-ward. ‘ 1 Thessalonians 5:16,18 

  1. Stay home if you feel SICK.

Like any other virus that is contagious, it is best to stay home and away from other people if you feel sick. Do not go to places that have crowds of people. Avoid people that may be more vulnerable like the elderly, people with preexisting health conditions, and small children. If you feel like you are sick don’t panic just get to a doctor so you can get the help that you need.

Is any among you sick? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: and the prayer of faith shall save him that is sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, it shall be forgiven him. ‘ James 5:14-15

  1. Avoid CROWDED places.

Try not to put yourself in a closed, confined place with a lot of people. Depending on where you live in the world I’m sure most of these crowded places to avoid were closed by your city or state. Just in case try to avoid restaurants/ bars, schools, large office spaces, museums, parks, etc. Just use common sense here if there is a place with a lot of people try to not put yourself in that situation. Some people, unfortunately, do go out if they are sick or aren’t aware that they are sick so to stay SAFE and SANE just stay clear for now until things get better with this virus.

‘Be strong and of good courage, fear not, nor be affrighted at them: for Jehovah thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee. ‘ Deuteronomy 31:6 

  1. Avoid touching your face especially EYES, NOSE, and MOUTH.

Try to work on being conscious of where you put your hands and avoid touching your face with unwashed hands. In this busy world, we live in it is often hard to think about not touching your face with dirty hands that touched multiple surfaces. Instead of having your mind wonder try to be in the present moment and pay attention to where your hands may go. If you feel this is impossible for you to remember then wear gloves as protection when you go out to a public place.

‘Many are the afflictions of the righteous; But Jehovah delivereth him out of them all. ‘ Psalms 34:19 

  1. Help others who are in NEED.

I know the thought of being around others right now might make you cringe especially if you’re a fearful germaphobe, however it is our duty as humans especially if you are a Christian to help others before you help yourself. If you are a healthy and able person check on your elderly neighbor next door. He/she might need some items from the grocery store. If you are fortunate enough to stay home from work with pay then someone might need a babysitter since most schools are closed for now. Pick up extra disinfectant and/or hand sanitizer and give it out to people that may need it. Don’t be afraid to help others this is the time to do it. God will be very pleased indeed.

‘give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, shall they give into your bosom. For with what measure ye mete it shall be measured to you again. ‘Luke 6:38

  1. Cover your NOSE & MOUTH, then WASH your HANDS. 

More common sense stuff that you probably learned as a kid yet it is easy to forget. When you cough or sneeze cover your mouth with your arm or hands especially when around surfaces and/or people. Then remember to wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20-30 seconds. Also, carry some antibacterial or hand sanitizer with you just in case soap and water aren’t accessible at the time. If you are in a part of the world that hand sanitizer is in shortage HERE is a way to make it at home.

‘The fear of Jehovah is the beginning of knowledge; But the foolish despise wisdom and instruction. ‘ Proverbs 1:7 

Just to make things perfectly CLEAR I’m not a doctor, nurse, nor do I work in the medical field. This is just my opinion on ways to stay SAFE and SANE in this coronavirus epidemic while incorporating some much-needed help from God through His word. Remember you can be a regular person like ME and still know how to exercise common sense mixed in with faith and prayer.

be-kind-to-address-fear
Credit: World Health Organization

HERE are some medical articles from doctors for more information on the coronavirus:

May God bless you all!

 

Advice On Life, I ❤️ JC, inspiration, Mind, Body, & Spirit, Positive Corner, Pure LOVE, Raw Poetry, Review & Reflection

Do Not Fear

Do not fear because God is with thee,

It is harder to explain to the blind that fail to see.

Fear is the ultimate weapon of Satan the enemy!

Bravery is contagious and so is a peaceful mind,

Others will seek godly strength but will lack to find.

Human strength is useless because Jesus alone can get you out of any bind.

Sickness and chaos will always be a part of this earth.

We can conquer death only with a spiritual rebirth.

Take on the power of God’s Holy Spirit with It’s mighty girth.

People fear more and more each and every day.

It’s harder to get through winter when it’s getting closer to May.

Stay safe in a world who encourages people to keep God at bay.

The only thing left to do is get on your knees and pray.

“fear thou not, for I am with thee; be not dismayed, for I am thy God; I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.”
‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭41:10‬ ‭ASV‬‬

Advice On Life, I ❤️ JC, inspiration, My Journey, Positive Corner, Pure LOVE, Raw Poetry, Starting A New

Take Courage

Being fearful isn’t a way to live this life.

Afraid of the world, death, being cut by a sharp knife.

Having courage is the right and true way to be.

One day everyone will worship and be free as each one takes a knee.

Waking up everyday is a battle.

My Lord, my God how he seeks us like sheep in His cattle.

Something told me to write down my thoughts get them out of my head.

This is essential to a well rested night in bed.

Psalms 31:24