Moving Forward

January 7, 2021 my life changed forever. It was the day my only sibling, my sister Rosanne, lost her fight against COVID-19. Rosanne was my best friend, my confidant and my hero. Our family’s grief […]

Prince of Peace

Shalom friends! Shalom is the Hebrew word for peace. In the book of Isaiah Jesus is called the Prince of Peace or the Prince of Shalom”. The word Shalom means to be in a state […]

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” […]

ONE OF A KIND

An artist, whether well-known and famous or struggling in unknown obscurity, typically signs their completed works of art with their personal signature. Writers autograph their books. Glass blowers, woodworkers, sculptors, whatever the artistic medium – […]

March Madness

I’m going to be honest. I struggled with what to write about for my March blog post. It’s not just a classic case of writer’s block.  Every time I would write something down, the words […]

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 […]

IMAGINE IF …

A common practice during natural childbirth is Lamaze breathing. A nurse or birthing coach encourages the laboring mom to breathe through the pain. Speaking from my own personal experience with three natural births – breathing […]

Be Quiet and Wait

All of us have lived long enough to know what a broken heart feels like; we understand the feeling when disappoint pounds loudly on our door;  we realize the great sorrow it is to say […]