Diane

How can one make a difference? Opportunities abound. However, all of us will agree that our desire to make a difference and our availability to do so don’t always match. It is easy to become […]

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Hard to Love People

Are there any people in your life that are difficult to get along with or hard to love? I’m sure a few may have already popped into mind. Overly critical parents, mean in-laws, an unforgiving […]

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Training 101

Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him. Psalm 127:3 (NLT) Since I posted my last blog, my granddaughter celebrated her first birthday. A few weeks before her big celebration, […]

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You Love What You Give Yourself To.

“You Love What You Give Yourself to.” I heard John Wimber say that once and thought how true it was. We can give ourselves to good things and we can give ourselves to sinful things. […]

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A Better Way

I am guessing, that if I were to ask you to think about one person in your life, be it a co-worker, family member, or friend, who drives you absolutely crazy, someone’s name or face […]

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Beloved Sleep

I am tired today.  It has been a whirlwind of meetings and back to school functions for the past few weeks since we got back from Christmas break.  I am actually looking forward to going […]

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Jesus in a bar in Osaka

This past New Year’s weekend, we skirted through one dimly lit back alley to another.  This was after a 40-minute commuter train ride, my daughter escorting us to her international church in the heart of […]

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A Call to Love Like Jesus

Somewhere along the way I came to believe that I deserve to be treated a certain way because if God is for me who can be against me and surely he is on MY side, […]

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Seasons of Loss

It was a Monday morning and we were on our way to the veterinarian’s office with our sweet girl Gucci. She had been such a joy to us with her spunky, bossy way mixed with […]

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