The Man of My Dreams … My Valentine

Valentine’s Day is one of those days that make women a tad crazy. Some of the Valentine’s craziness arises from a need to know we are loved. The more public the display of Valentine’s affection, […]

Embrace Monotony

Embrace Monotony  Embracing Monotony was something Penny Meyer spoke about at the recent Women’s Conferece here at VCNP.  So often, she said, life is full of the mundane.  She shared about David and the years […]

Knock – Knock, It’s Me God …

After listening to Pastor Brian’s message from this past weekend on the subject of Believing God for a Miracle – I came home and Googled the word ‘miracles’ just for fun. Not surprisingly, there were […]

Dark Chocolate is good for you!

Dark Chocolate really is good for you!  It is true!  I knew it!  In Good Houskeeping’s  December 2010 edition, it stated, “…in a new study, a daily nibble of dark chocolate cut risk of heart attacks […]

I Know … that I Know … that I KNOW

I was reading some of the recent blog posts by these amazing Vineyard women and I’m seeing a common theme weaved throughout. As women of God we’re all simply trying to grow a little each […]


Word for the year……….  May you LIVE all the days of your life!   For many years, I have prayed about and come up with a “word for the year”.  Yes, I do also write goals […]

New Year – New You

Now that Christmas has come and gone, I’m not one of those people who let the dust settle on the decorations for long. Some sort of buried OCD overcomes me the day after Christmas and pushes […]


Hurry!  Anybody feel stressed lately? Hurried? Scurried?  Anybody need more joy in the midst of your spinning world? We pack so much into our schedules and are obsessed with going faster and multi-tasking even more.  […]

OMG – More Than I Bargained For

My phone hasn’t stopped ringing this week with calls and texts from my children. All three of them are in college at different schools and tt’s coming up on finals week for all of them. […]

Being Present

Being “Present”  “When we honestly ask which persons in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving much advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather […]