Just Go

I teach aerobics at a local Jazzercise center. One of our favorite sayings is, “The hardest part of the workout is walking through our doors.” Because once you’ve made it through the door, it means […]

Do the Right Thing Anyway!

Give, and you will receive. Your gift will return to you full–pressed down, shaken together to make room for more, running over, and poured into your lap. The amount you give will determine the amount […]

With a Little Help From My Friends

“Share each other’s burdens, and in this way obey the law of Christ.”   Gal. 6:2 It is interesting that Jesus trained his disciples to think of themselves as a community, not as individuals trying to […]

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 […]

The REAL Deal?

I recently heard a podcast by Rick Warren in which he posed the question: If being a Christian was suddenly outlawed – would there be enough evidence to convict you?” This probing question reminded me […]

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 […]

Yearning to Connect

Hebrews 10:24-25 “And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]