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 […]

That’s Not Normal!

Sometimes you have to laugh at God’s timing and sense of humor. Last week on my way into church to meet my husband for Saturday night services, I was stopped by a woman at the […]

IMAGINE IF …

A common practice during natural childbirth is Lamaze breathing. A nurse or birthing coach encourages the laboring mom to breathe through the pain. Speaking from my own personal experience with three natural births – breathing […]

USE IT – or LOSE IT

After the first of the year, Pastor Brian did a series entitled “Thrive.” At the end of the series final week we were given, “God, Use Me” cards as reminders to be willing to be […]

Training 101

Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him. Psalm 127:3 (NLT) Since I posted my last blog, my granddaughter celebrated her first birthday. A few weeks before her big celebration, […]

Ransomed for Love

With just two weeks until Christmas, I decided I’m about full up on Hallmark and Lifetime Christmas movies. They’ve been playing non-stop since right before Halloween, so I’m pretty sure I’ve seen every Christmas movie […]

Spring Praises

I love Spring. I love the flowers blooming, I love the freshness of a morning breeze, the cool nights spent gazing at the moon.  I love the sound of the birds singing outside my window […]

Pretending Friendly

Recently I heard someone say something that kinda stuck with me.  After a few days of this thought running through my mind I think I’m finally ready to hash it out here, on the blog.  […]

A Christmas Companion

As an official member of the ‘Empty-Nester Club’ I’ve gotten used to my routines and habits without the pitter patter of little feet running through the house (well, at least until he became a teenager, […]

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 […]