The book of Hebrews tells me that faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen, and although I heartily accept the badge that denotes me as a person of faith I have to be honest and admit that just like most of us, my faith tank needs topping off … More Faith
I have been waiting to see God’s promises for a LONNNG time. I know that some of you may be in that same place. I have promises and prophetic words some as old as 20 years and some only a few months that I have not yet seen come. I sometimes grow weary in the waiting … More Are You Waiting for a Promise?
Last week, my son, who is an only child, was feeling sorry for himself because he had no one to play with. My initial reaction was guilt feeling like I was letting him down for not stopping what I was doing and go find him a playmate. Then, it kind of hit me that it … More When Blessings Become Lost in Hardships
On Thursday, God answered three things I have been praying for in a big way. And it was so obvious it was His work. First, he answered a prayer for a good friend. Second, he answered a prayer I had been praying over the women’s retreat. Then, he answered a prayer I had been asking … More My Place in the Garden
“How bold one gets when one is sure of being loved.” ~Sigmund Freud I have always considered the idea of teaching as a career, but I remember the day that I definitively made up my mind to pursue it. I worked at a financial institution and was waiting on a man who seemed … More You are Loved
One year ago, I experienced several injuries back to back. As I reflect over that time, I’ve taken many lessons away from those injuries. First, never wear sandals in the rain. You may slip while getting into a vehicle and break a toe. Second, never, and I do mean never, wear socks or long pants … More Press In
Programming…it’s part of our lives wherever we turn from day one. If we truly confront our real selves, getting down to the “nitty-gritty” shall we say…what would we find? To our chagrin, we might find that we have been sheeple, following whatever ideology is popular when we are passing through time. We do not believe … More Programming….what if?
Many of you know, my husband, Brad, and I have been trying to conceive a child for about two years. For anyone who has struggled with conception or infertility, you know the heartbreak it can bring each month when you find out you are still not pregnant. God had spoken to my spirit that we … More The Elephant Started It
Honestly, I am starting this blog out not having a clue where I am going with it. I have written a few paragraphs all of which I have deleted because I am just writing words. I am going through the motions. So, I figured I would just write and see what’s in this heart. What’s … More Caution to the Wind
I made the decision to follow Christ 30 years ago this month. I was 9 years old at the time. I wasn’t forced. It wasn’t shoved down my throat. I wasn’t scared into it. It happened as I was being read the story of the crucifixion of Christ. There came a point that I just … More Choosing Sides