After Dr. Lois Evans was diagnosed with cancer, she didn't let her family wallow in the diagnosis. She reminded them about the purposes of God.
Scripture or culture? Who or what we allow into our lives and hearts says a lot about who we are when we speak.
Note: I first began writing this post in early to mid-March, only finishing it now in early April. Much has changed in our world since then, but the overall message does not. https://youtu.be/v4_0BrBF2Jc In this episode of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (Q-Who), Captain Jean-Luc Picard and Guinan are discussing the events of the Enterprise's encounter… Continue reading Kick in the Complacency
A few years ago I embarked on a social media project. It was a project about encouragement. I began thinking about the impending New Year's and the inevitable resolutions that people make. What is it they say? A high percentage of resolutions are broken within the first few weeks of January. People have good intentions… Continue reading What’s Your Word?
I am in soul searching mode right now. An empty nest tends to do that to a person.
The disciples were asked to wait while Jesus prayed. They couldn't wait an hour. If it were me, I would be sleeping too.
I think God laughed. Or chuckled. Or did that thing we people do when we shake our head and laugh at people who are flailing badly at something. Okay, okay. Maybe not laughed, but He was definitely doing something as He watched me hitting those branches. They were in my way and I was venting… Continue reading Branch Slapping
There's no place I'd rather be than with my Father. On Friday night, I attended what is called a "Worship Night" at a local neighborhood downtown. I had heard about it a month ago and didn't think anything of it. Meh, I thought. For whatever reason - God - I decided to go. I don't know… Continue reading The Father’s Place
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