Resurrection Sunday…2013

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“Now after the Sabbath, as the first day of the week began to dawn, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb.  And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat on it.  […]

Priorities…

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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I had a very brief stint as a Mary Kay consultant. A salesman, I am not. A cosmetics girl, I am not. But I digress.  I told you this for a reason. Priorities. What in the world does being a Mary Kay consultant have to […]

Trust in the Lord in friendships…

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I should really be working on my Bible study right now, but I feel compelled. Compelled to share some thoughts on Christian friendships. I feel that the Lord is pressing on my heart to share these thoughts, and I pray that there is someone out there right now who will be blessed and encourage by […]

Christmas Tree…I see them differently

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What do you see?  A Christmas Tree right?  May I share with you what I see? Ever since I was a little girl I have always adored our Christmas trees.  There has always been an allure for me.  Much like a moth to a flame.  I’m drawn.  I still am.  I can sit and just […]

It's 10:30am and it's quiet time…

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for me… with my Jesus. For the longest time I have struggled with when I can have my quiet time with my Lord.  I would like first thing in the morning, but I am one of those people who does not wake up wide eyed and bushy-tailed.  It takes me a bit to come into […]

180 The Movie

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I would like to take this opportunity to encourage everyone who reads this to watch this movie.  It will only take 33 minutes of your day…and it’s 33 minutes of your life that are going to challenge you, enhance you, and touch you deeply. This movie hit me on two fronts: 1) my husband and […]

A Book Review…

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Have you read “Heaven is for Real” yet?  No?!?  Oh, you need to read this book!  It is amazing. This is the description from the back of the book: “When Colton Burpo made it through an emergency apendectomy, his family was overjoyed at his miraculous survival.  What they weren’t expecting, though, was the story that […]

A biased introduction…

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I own it. I’m biased on this introduction. It’s my boy.  My oldest boy.  He started a blog with a group of friends.  It’s brand, brand new.  Here’s a little background. The beginning of August our youth group went to the Jesus Culture Awakening conference…and WOW! did God move.  Our youth group has absolutely amazed […]

I'm just sayin…

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Anyone who has known me for the majority of my life, who happens to be reading this, will find the irony of what I am about to say almost palpable.  Ready?  Wait…here it comes… Why on earth does nearly everyone find it necessary to cuss in close to every single sentence they utter?!?  I know, […]

God's handiwork…

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The other day I walked out my front door to my porch.  I normally don’t turn to look at the door behind me when I close it, but this day I did, and I saw a beautiful example of God’s handiwork. I had to call inside quietly, and gently open the door back up for […]