Gratitude

Have you ever made a gratitude list? I have an ongoing gratitude list in the back of one of my journals. I was inspired to start this list after reading the book “One Thousand Gifts” […]

You Are The God Who Saves Me

A family vacation had brought us to the beautiful Mammoth Mountain area and it was a great day for a hike. We decided to check out Rainbow Falls, an easy short hike from our campground. […]

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 […]

It’s No Bother

Have you ever felt really silly for praying for something that might be considered too inconsequential to take to God? I know I have! I frequently pray for “silly stuff.” When it’s 110 ° outside, […]

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 […]

It’s Not Supposed To Be EASY!

Last Wednesday, March 2nd was Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the Lenten period. Lent is the 40-day period leading up to Easter. Lent represents the time Jesus spent in the wilderness praying and fasting […]

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 […]

Remembered Thanks

November is the month of Thanksgiving. (Yes, it’s almost here AGAIN!) On Facebook many of my friends are writing daily posts about the things they are thankful for.  It goes without saying that most of […]