The below was written prior to Christmas Day 2020. I had every intention of publishing either before or on Christmas. Looking at it now, I think "after" Christmas is a perfect time for this reminder. ** See you tomorrow. In the book of Proverbs in the Bible, chapter 17, verse 21, it says: Do not… Continue reading Don’t Save It for Christmas
Around this time last year, I wrote the words: "Reaching the end of December has been a relief. I am glad 2019 is (nearly) over. I’m also glad I made it through. God’s strength is what got me through it all. Not my own strength." Change the year to this year and we could be… Continue reading What’s Your Word
The Bible talks about what's in our heart comes out in our speech. During the pandemic when we're "talking" to each other less, what's in our hearts comes out in our timelines.
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?
My most memorable Christmas ever is forever linked to pain. Labor pain to be exact.
I am in soul searching mode right now. An empty nest tends to do that to a person.
My parenting journey has come full circle. And, let me tell you, it ain't easy.