Go the Distance!

The true test of endurance does not come when we are comfortably sitting on the Lazy Boy without a worry in the world. No, the test comes when we are faced with what seems impossible; […]

Life is Short. Love Well.

James says life is a vapor.  This week my good friend Nancy Wilson died unexpectedly from an arrhythmia leading to a sudden cardiac arrest. I feel in a real way life being a vapor. Nancy […]


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; […]

Tiny Whispers

“But Yeshua said to them, “Let the children come to me and do not forbid them, for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19:14 As a Christian, God has walked with […]

Be Quiet and Wait

All of us have lived long enough to know what a broken heart feels like; we understand the feeling when disappoint pounds loudly on our door;  we realize the great sorrow it is to say […]

Stack Your Stones

We all have them. Piles of stones mark our past where God did something miraculous. In Joshua chapter 4, the Israelites laid a stack of 12 stones because God miraculously stopped the flow of the […]

Choose well

I recently had a conversation with a young Christian woman. She was beautiful in appearance, extremely intelligent and capable; however, the more we conversed, the more I realized there was a huge problem. Her life […]

I had a bad dream last night…

You know the one I’m talking about.  The one where you wake up from sleep with your heart pounding, terrified of the shadows, and confused as to where you are.  Without thought I swept back […]

The Big Picture!

Recently I was having a heart-to-heart conversation with God expressing how I did not understand why things have to happen. There are times I honestly just don’t get it! A few days later I came […]

Vineyard’s 24/7 Week of Prayer

“The heavens tell of the glory of God. Day after day they continue to speak; night after night they make him known. They speak without a sound or a word; their voice is silent in […]