Breaking the Chains

The movie, A “Christmas Carol” based on the book written by Charles Dickens is a favorite holiday classic about redemption. The scene when Jacob Marley’s ghost appears to Ebenezer Scrooge, Marley is laden down with heavy chains […]

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Dare Angel

Those of you who know me – or have heard me, for the matter – know that I may be loud but I’m far from brave. That is why my latest streak of courage has […]

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All My Worry — All My HOPE

So do not worry about tomorrow; it will have enough worries of its own. There is no need to add to the troubles each day brings. Matthew 6:34 (GNT) In theory, this Scripture is easy […]

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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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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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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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Empty Calories

Anyone who lives on milk, being still an infant, is not acquainted with the teaching about righteousness. But solid food is for the mature, who by constant use have trained themselves to distinguish good from […]

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Slow Me Down Lord!

Slow Me Down… Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day […]

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I’ve Got Technology on My Mind…

For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he…–Proverbs 23:7a (KJV) Susan Greenfield, neuroscientist and researcher at Oxford, says human identity could be facing an unprecedented crisis. She writes that we are “sleepwalking towards […]

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