I am not a checklist. Preparing for Sunday services recently, I was trying to make sure I was doing everything right. As a Type A perfectionist do-everything-right kind of gal, I wanted to make sure I didn't miss a step. I once heard a pastor say, "preparation is the key to manifestation". That's me alright.… Continue reading Checklist Christianity
On June 8, I was at my lowest weight I had been at in a while. That was on purpose. In 2017, I wanted to get healthier and lose weight before my 50th birthday. Truth be told, my real goal was 135 lbs, but needless to say I didn't reach it. But, I was feeling… Continue reading Coping Mechanisms
We all battle fear at some point in our lives. But, as Zach Williams sings, Fear Is A Liar. It will never be enough.
"One Blood" by Dr. John Perkins should be required reading for anyone that calls themselves a Christian. It is a wake up call for the American Christian church and the "subject" of race relations.
Don't let the pain win was the title of the sermon in my head. Then, I thought about Wayne Newton. Why? Read.
Distractions. Interruptions. They are not a writer's best friend. But, they are a part of life. They are a part of my story - today's narrative.
I'd love to say it was all rainbows and lollipops being on stage or part of a musical department, but I can't.
Every Monday I text all three of my kids in a group text. They're older now - 31, 25 and 16. I know. Yeah, big age differences. That's a story for another time. My youngest just got a phone in August. Each kid had to wait until they were 16 before they got a phone.… Continue reading Own What You Know