Beyond!!

As it says in Ephesians 3:20, God really is,  “…able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think…” God continually goes beyond my expectations.  I saw this once again as my husband Brian […]

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Don’t Quit!

Don’t Quit. There are no guarantees or perfect formulas in life and relationships! Every living and breathing person knows this.  It’s a mistake to believe that Christians and Christian families are “safe.”  Christians can be […]

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What Goes In, Eventually Comes Out.

“Jesus, Jesus, Sweetest Name I Know.” In the last year of my sister’s life, at times (because of a long-term illness) when she hovered between life and death, she would often say, “Jesus, Jesus, Sweetest […]

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Disappointment

Disappointment – What a dramatic word. According to the dictionary disappointment is, “sadness or displeasure caused by the nonfulfillment of one’s hopes or expectations.” All of us have encountered it, felt its pain and some […]

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What Can You Do that No One Else Can?

“And since we have gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us each exercise them accordingly.”  Romans 12:6 I heard a pastor say once that there are two questions we should […]

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Rest

So I’ve been in a season of rest…  Jesus’ invitation to the disciples is also extended to us when He says in Mark 6:31, “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get […]

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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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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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Healthy Things Grow and Change

As I am again in a season of change, I wanted to share a past blog of mine which I felt was relevant. Years ago, an older pastor shared with our pastoral staff that, “Healthy […]

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Spilling Over

Are you a “spiller”? I was listening to my favorite Christian station this morning, and I heard this woman share her testimony. It was one of those refreshing and inspirational type of stories that really […]

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