Just Go

I teach aerobics at a local Jazzercise center. One of our favorite sayings is, “The hardest part of the workout is walking through our doors.” Because once you’ve made it through the door, it means […]

What Goes In, Eventually Comes Out.

“Jesus, Jesus, Sweetest Name I Know.” In the last year of my sister’s life, at times (because of a long-term illness) when she hovered between life and death, she would often say, “Jesus, Jesus, Sweetest […]

We All Die.

Yes, We All Die. Just as man is destined to die once, and after that to face judgment, so Christ was sacrificed once to take away the sins of many people; and he will appear […]


So I’ve been in a season of rest…  Jesus’ invitation to the disciples is also extended to us when He says in Mark 6:31, “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get […]


I have heard a lot of talk lately in Spiritual Discussions about “indifference”.   What is indifference?  According to Saint Ignatius, indifference does not mean that you do not have a preference for a sunny […]

Christmas…Food…For the Soul

Jesus said, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry again.” John 6:35 With Christmastime, usually comes lots of good food. Christmas candy, cookies, cakes, pies, and Christmas dinner […]

I Found What I Was Looking For!

Experiencing God in Worship Early in our marriage, we began to be gripped by worship- especially Brian.   There were very few worship tapes out back then.  Do you remember Maranatha cassette tapes?  Those are the […]

“The Lord inhabits the praises of His people.”  Psalm 22:3

One of our main goals when we come to church is to experience God…to be encouraged by God!  To be refreshed, renewed – – by the Presence of God! When Brian and I were first […]

Help Us Pray

“In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.”(Romans 8:26) Prayer is simply […]

Breaking the Chains

The movie, A “Christmas Carol” based on the book written by Charles Dickens is a favorite holiday classic about redemption. The scene when Jacob Marley’s ghost appears to Ebenezer Scrooge, Marley is laden down with heavy chains […]