Spiritual/Life-changing Lessons Category

Is it worth your time?

VBS. If you’ve ever been involved in vacation bible school in some way, then you know it’s not an easy week for anyone. If you’ve ever wondered if it’s worth it, please read about my experience. I had something happen last night that brought light to the single most important reason why we include the […]

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It Just Takes One

Integrity. What does that mean to you? On the internet it says this: “Integrity means following your moral or ethical convictions and doing the right thing in all circumstances, even if no one is watching you. Having integrity means you are true to yourself and would do nothing that demeans or dishonors you.” I believe […]

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A Father’s Love

Father’s Day is a special day for many, yet it’s a difficult day for some. If you’ve experienced heartache in some way such as the loss of your father, you may be finding this day difficult to celebrate or observe. My father passed away in 2002, and every year since then I’ve realized how much […]

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35 Years and Counting

  Thirty-five years ago, it was an extremely hot day. How can I possibly remember that when I can’t remember the temps from last week? Because it was my wedding day. Like most people do, I remember every detail of my wedding day. If the air-conditioning was working in the church, I didn’t feel it. […]

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Life

Do you have that one go-to place that you know will bring you some type of fulfillment or will  provide that peace that you long for?  Maybe it’s church. Perhaps it’s sitting on your back porch swing with a friend. Wherever that place is, you can’t wait to be there – even if it’s for […]

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Don’t forget me

  Have you ever listened to someone explain why they started a ministry or became involved in a particular cause? Often times tragedy triggers people  into action, but what about love? Since there’s so much tragedy in our world — how many times do you hear someone say that Christ’s love touched their heart in […]

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Once Upon a Time…

Do you ever look back at your high school days? I don’t often, but earlier today something made me think back to my freshman year. It was my favorite year in school because everything was new. I was anxious the summer before, but I looked forward to going to a new school — mostly, I […]

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Home, Sweet Home

We are back in Indiana – the state we’ve lived in since we were born — with the exception of the last 3 years when we lived in Florida. I don’t even know where to begin…. I cannot believe how much life has changed for us. We’ve been “home” for 5 weeks, however, last night […]

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Never Give Up

I just read a story that I HAVE to share. It’s about a man named Tony Bullimore. Maybe you’ve heard what happened to him. If not, his experience is worth your time. You may not be able to relate to the beginning of the story, but if you’re like me – you will truly relate […]

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Waiting

We are getting ready to celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary this summer. T h i r t y – f i v e years. It seems like yesterday when we first met. How has time slipped by so quickly? Maybe it has something to do with life. You know – those things that fill our […]

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