A Christmas Companion

As an official member of the ‘Empty-Nester Club’ I’ve gotten used to my routines and habits without the pitter patter of little feet running through the house (well, at least until he became a teenager, […]

Living Unpredictably

I’m a pretty predictable person.  I don’t like surprises throughout my day.  Instead I prefer the steadiness of a routine, knowing what’s ahead is far more exciting than not knowing, being prepared for what the […]

Unplugged

The world is a busy place.  There is so much to see and do, to accomplish and conquer, that sometimes we can feel overwhelmed by it all.  A typical day in the life of the […]

Word Power

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit.” Proverbs 18:21 (nkjv)   Years ago I had a friend whom I loved. We spent a […]

Drifting Away

Have you ever had a relationship with someone and then you just drifted apart? It didn’t end because of an argument, it wasn’t intentional, it just happened. You just lost touch with that individual and […]

My Refuge and My Strength

Recently, someone close to me, someone that I love and thought I could trust, turned her back on me. She gave me no explanation, she gave me no warning, she simply packed up her belongings […]

Let’s Talk

People love to talk.  We talk about everything and anything, there is no topic that is taboo.  There are talk shows and shows that explore our feelings, shows that allow us to air our differences […]

Why Do You Love God?

Why do you love God? A simple question, but one that is so profound.  I’ve recently found myself pondering this question, and others, in my heart. What are my motives?  Is my love for Him […]

Count Your Blessings!

Last week we moved my Mom here from Texas.  What should have been a quick flight there turned into my own personal version of “Planes, Trains and Automobiles”, without the trains. We flew into Dallas […]

Pop Quiz Anyone?

I hate tests. No, really.  I hate them.  Especially pop quizzes.  In high school I was a poor test taker.  They made me so nervous that I often failed them simply because I froze and […]