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Do you Love me?

Have you ever been so exhausted because of a challenge – to the point that you just wanted to throw your hands up and say, “OK! I GIVE UP?!” I’ve had several challenges lately that have really taken the wind out of my sail, but this afternoon – something really got my attention. When I […]

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Be an Overcomer

I talked with two friends this weekend about how different things were in the schools these days. I’ve heard such disheartening stories from many teachers from all over. It’s almost unbelievable to see how the expectations, guidelines, rules, evaluations and curriculums have all drastically changed over the years. I think we all strive for improvement, […]

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It Only Took a Whisper

Do you have a favorite author or blogger? If so, have you ever wondered exactly what makes this person stand out?  Mine is Lysa Terkeurst. Why? Because I can relate to her.  I love how she is so open about her imperfections, and I appreciate that she shares how God has revealed those to her […]

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Don’t be Trapped by Bitterness

Daily Prompt: Forgive and Forget? http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/12/21/prompt-forgive/ Personally, I don’t find it a challenge to forgive, and I choose to remember.   After being in the ministry for many years, I’ve had a handful of people – primarily acquaintances, who asked me to forgive them because of inappropriate things that were said in front of me, […]

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Thankful for Healing

Went to visit my brother today. Our day wasn’t your typical Thanksgiving get-together, but it was a true blessing in many ways. Guess that’s all that matters.  Rather than cooking all morning and trying to figure out how to keep everything in one piece after an hour-long drive,  we decided to celebrate Thanksgiving at Applebee’s – […]

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Don’t be Fooled

Recently heard a story about a family that is basically falling apart. No,  more like being ripped apart.  I know…I know…this could be YOUR family, but in this case – it’s not.  FYI – It doesn’t involve any of my friends.  It broke my heart as I sat and listened to how it all began […]

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Got faith? Prove it.

I filled out an application to serve as a junior church teacher last year, and along with the application I had to submit my testimony. I was a bit nervous because I had never actually put it all together – and certainly not on paper. It was quite the challenge. It made me think – how […]

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