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.
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
Do you have a motto? The older I get, the more mottos I have. Now, I have one I call the joy motto.
On January 1 people make resolutions for the new year. Most fail. Instead of a resolution, maybe it's time for a re-think with just a single word.
I'm in a Christmas funk. I wasn't sure why until I decided to go shopping. I hate shopping!