Jesus, My Encourager

Lately I’ve been struggling with selfishness. On many occasions lately, I know what I should do, what God wants me to do, but  instead, I want to sit down and rest or crawl back in […]


Acts of Prayer! I’ve used tons of different prayer models over the years. In God’s eyes, I don’t think there is any bad way to pray. As Christ-followers, we have been given access to God […]

Enjoy Life!

Enjoying Life is a Gift!  Do not be anxious about anything but in everything by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will […]

Because He Lives

I love this time of year.  Spring.  New life.  Fresh air.  Beautiful weather.  Easter is just two weeks away. I choose to look at the bright side because the world we currently live in is […]


    Every year at our church we throw an outreach for Single Moms’ in our community. Just shy of 20 years now, the Single Mom’s Spa Day has grown from a handful of guests […]

When What We are Hoping for Does not Happen

When things don’t happen the way we hope And my God will meet all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus. –Philippians 4:19 It’s not a stretch to say that most people […]

Stiff-necked?  Who…me?

This year, the Bible study I attend has been focused on the life of Moses.  We have been reading through Exodus, Leviticus and now we are in the book of Numbers.  If you are familiar […]

Restoring Eve

  There is so much conflicting information told to women both in and out of the church.  We will not just believe the cultural and religious stereotypes concerning women, but instead look to find what […]

Messy Moments

The house was finally put back together after a 13 day visit with my son and his family. On the last night they were here, my husband and son did the dishes. I watched them […]

A Worthy Purpose

“Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” Helen Keller These are interesting words spoken from someone who never […]