…where everybody knows my name…

“I wanna go where everybody knows my name…..”  Do you remember the line of that song from the old TV show,  Cheers”?  One of the best places for that feeling of “community” to happen, is […]

Prayer Oasis…..What is that?

Hip, hip, hurray! A day to pray…… You don’t know when? Please come at 10:00. (a.m.) If you have August 30th open, it’s not by chance. Please come and put yourself in the circumstance, To […]

With great joy I announce …

Hi friends, When something exciting in your life happens, don’t you want to share it with someone?  I do!     So it is with great joy that I announce the publication of my latest book,  […]

Life on Planet Mom

I’m sorry. I admit it. I talk too much about my kids. This attribute in others, before I had kids, seemed annoying. I’m trying to do better. What gives? Well, being a Mom changes you, […]

“You Really Just Don’t Understand!”

Effective communication will take work. Have you ever given someone a compliment and they thought you were making fun of them? I have. I have read there are six levels of communication. This is one […]

You Just Don’t Understand!

“Is that what you really mean?” Communication is tricky business! I once said to my Father on one of his birthdays, “Well, I guess you are as old as you feel.” And he replied, “So […]

We All Have to Die….

We all have to die. I recently went to a Vineyard pastor’s conference where I heard a speaker who talked about people wanting to be like, “Friends with Benefits” with God. What she meant, was […]

Happy Birthday Reflection

Happy Birthday (to Me)! On April 30th, I turned 48. This seems impossible to me and I am hoping somehow I have miscalculated and because of some time warp, I might still be in my […]

May Day! May Day! Random Kindness!

May Day can be a great way to practice an act of random kindness. Anybody out there grow up in the mid-west where you celebrated May Day (May 1) by taking flowers or candy to […]