Taste and See

Isn’t it amazing that a truly inspiring testimony is oftentimes borne out of life’s most difficult tests? For most of my life (dating back to early childhood) I’ve been in and out of control with […]

Pothole Prayers

It’s something we’ve all likely encountered at one time or another. Maybe even something that’s caused you a bit of grief, time or money if you met it head on. I’m talking about potholes. One […]


The world is a busy place.  There is so much to see and do, to accomplish and conquer, that sometimes we can feel overwhelmed by it all.  A typical day in the life of the […]

Complain, Complain, Complain

The complainer.  We’ve all known one… or been one.  I’m speaking from experience as a complainer.  It’s natural to want to complain and grumble after being wounded because you were hurt, slimed, injured, slandered, fill […]

Word Power

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit.” Proverbs 18:21 (nkjv)   Years ago I had a friend whom I loved. We spent a […]

My Refuge and My Strength

Recently, someone close to me, someone that I love and thought I could trust, turned her back on me. She gave me no explanation, she gave me no warning, she simply packed up her belongings […]

Pop Quiz Anyone?

I hate tests. No, really.  I hate them.  Especially pop quizzes.  In high school I was a poor test taker.  They made me so nervous that I often failed them simply because I froze and […]

Wanting God Above All Else

I know what it’s like to want an answer to prayer more than I wanted God Himself.  That was my prayer life for years.  I didn’t even grasp what “wanting God” more than anything else […]

I’m not a Box…

Growing up I always wanted to be someone else.  I wanted to be prettier, smarter, thinner, more outgoing, more…well…anything else that wasn’t me. It didn’t help that the world around me agreed with me.  From […]

Are You Crunchy?

I woke up the other morning angry. I don’t really know why, other than I faintly remember being in the midst of an angry dream. I’m not quite sure what I was dreaming about, but […]