THE GREATEST RE-GIFT

Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God. ~ Leo Buscaglia A couple of weeks ago, I watched a video of a street performer mesmerizing […]

Check Your Facts

Anyone who knows me knows that I love genealogy. Some might even say that I’m obsessed with it. But, I don’t know, there’s just something about digging around in old records and history that is […]

Be Kind, It’s the Nice Thing to Do…

On Christmas day last year we took our son out to IHOP for dinner since no one felt like cooking, and we had a very pleasant time visiting with him. The place was packed, of […]

Letting Go!

I’m a fixer. You know the kind of person who has the great need to fix a situation, a relationship, and a problem no matter what. However some things just cannot be fixed! Learning to […]

Keeping it Real in Our Imaginary World

Sometimes I think that we Christians tend to live in a bubble of our own making.  We view life through rose-colored glasses of our own design, especially if we’ve been living for God for any […]

Your Place of Service

“I do nothing for God!” my friend complained to me the other day. Her comment made me sad because I realized how little value she ascribed to her ministry as a wife, busy mother of […]

Will we be faithful?

I’ve been thinking about Noah. We all know the story. Noah finds grace in God’s sight and he and his family, along with the animals, are saved because he obeys God and builds a big […]

Experience

Today while hiking I overheard a conversation taking place in front of me that was difficult to miss.  It was a teenager arguing with her mother who was encouraging her to try healthy new experiences; […]

Conversations With Unbelievers

When I read the book of Acts, I am amazed at the apostles. They walked the streets with what they knew to be the message that could save the world. They boldly spread the words […]

Could this be me?

And Israel, who seemed so interested in reading and talking about what God was doing, missed it. How could they miss it? Because instead of trusting God, they took over. They were absorbed in what […]