Sit Still and Be Quiet

I was a fidgety kid. I didn’t like to sit still and it was a “challenge” for me to be quiet. I was always moving, twirling and dancing; singing and laughing. Once, when I was […]

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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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Stay In The Present

I can’t tell you how often I have heard people say “this happened for a reason” or “it’s all part of God’s plan”. I’ve said it too and I remember why- what I was hearing […]

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My Name for All Generations

There is a lot that goes into giving someone a name. I remember the challenge of naming my own child. I wanted her to have a name that would fit her personality and one that […]

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Give Out of Poverty

     Give Out of Poverty.   I saw that saying on social media.  Give out of poverty?  What?! Rather than thinking, aww, what a nice sentiment, I felt a flash of anger.       Lord, really?  Have […]

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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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God is Faithful

There’s something about the new-year that gets people excited and filled with hope. January 1st is symbolic of a new beginning and a chance to start over. Many people make new-year’s resolutions, reevaluate their life’s […]

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