All Drugged Up and No Place to Hide

My husband and I recently enjoyed dinner with some small group friends. As parents frequently do – we engaged in conversation about our “wayward” children; offspring who’ve wandered away from the faith in which they […]

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Call Out the Best in Others

Affirm what could be… Encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. –1 Thessalonians 5:11 I was having lunch with a friend who told me, “I’ve listened to […]

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They Will Be Won Over

How I long for the day when I can have a conversation with my loved ones about what the Lord is doing in our lives! This is something I have prayed for for years, even […]

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Be You Best Self in 2018

Comparison of our worth is a cruel lie that tortures us as women. We look at our lives and think if only my life was like hers I would be so happy. When our lives […]

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A Case of Happy

Does “happy” rub off? For the despondent, every day brings trouble; But for the happy heart, life is a continual feast. –Proverbs 15:15 (NLT) A few years ago, a study was published reporting that emotions […]

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How Now Frau Cow

Many years ago, I had a part-time job working for Weight Watchers®. Most of the people I met remain largely forgotten, save for one woman. Her name escapes me, though her stature, demeanor and commanding […]

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Give More! Live More!

Give More to Live More! John 12:24 says, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much […]

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Expectant Prayers

2016 was one of the best years of my life, both personally and spiritually. So I welcomed 2017 with great enthusiasm and expectation for the months ahead, without a clue of how very difficult they […]

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God With Us

I love the song “O Come Immanuel.” My favorite version of the song is done by the band Third Day. I have been known to turn it up way too loud in my living room […]

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Let’s Slow Down and Enjoy this Time!

“Let’s All Slow Down and Enjoy!” My Mom used to say this at dinner time.  Family dinners and holiday dinners.  She had worked so hard, and then everyone seemed to eat fast and it was […]

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