Be a VERB!

For years I have witnessed to an extended family member about Christ, salvation and eternal life. My efforts are continually met with resistance, much eye-rolling and exaggerated negativity on her part.  No matter how many […]

Forgiveness and Repentance

I remember when our children were very young, it did not take long for them to begin to learn about forgiveness. Someone would take a toy, knock over a block formation or ruin a coloring […]

Pruned With Purpose

My neighborhood is currently undergoing some much-needed spring cleaning of the grounds in the surrounding area. The daily sounds of leaf blowers, chain saws, edgers and mowers echo up and down the streets. Bushes are […]

Pointed Towards the Son-Light

At Thanksgiving, my niece gifted me with an Amaryllis bulb plant. An amaryllis is native to South Africa, so they typically grow very well in the southwestern Arizona climate. I don’t have much of a […]

Full Charge Ahead

I have an evening bedtime routine that has changed significantly in the last few years as I’ve acclimated to technology. Since gadgets entered my universe, my bedtime rituals have expanded to include making sure all […]

20 Reasons Why

Most days I greet the morning with my two favorite Scriptures: Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good! His faithful love endures forever. Psalm 136:1 AND This is the day the Lord has made. […]

This Little LAMP Of Mine

My monthly contribution to the Women’s Ministry blog went through many re-writes before settling on this longer than normal post. I had a conversation with God about what to write and felt him prompting me […]

The REAL Deal?

I recently heard a podcast by Rick Warren in which he posed the question: If being a Christian was suddenly outlawed – would there be enough evidence to convict you?” This probing question reminded me […]

THE GREATEST RE-GIFT

Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God. ~ Leo Buscaglia A couple of weeks ago, I watched a video of a street performer mesmerizing […]

REALITY Christianity

“You have never truly found Jesus If you do not tell others about Him.” ~Charles H. Spurgeon Last week I read an article about a reality TV dating show with numerous bachelors vying for a […]