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?
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
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
Don't let the pain win was the title of the sermon in my head. Then, I thought about Wayne Newton. Why? Read.
Dignity doesn't cost anything to give. But, it does cost when taken away.
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
Being a Christian isn't what some make it out to be. A Christian is not perfect in and of themselves. But, a Christian has to recognize that first before they can help others. So, here I am standing up as I am.