Do you think you need more faith? Here’s what you really need …

I recall a family day at the swimming pool when my daughter, Charity, was only three years old. She stood near the edge of the pool, sporting her new ‘floaties’ on her cherub arms and watched her daddy dive into the water. Arms and legs flailing, her two older brothers whooped and hollered as they … Continue reading Do you think you need more faith? Here’s what you really need …

6 Tips to Help You Get Through Hard Times

When it rains it pours. Each week over the last month, my husband and I have been hit with a new problem or loss.  It started with a blown tire on one of our cars which resulted in buying four new tires. Next came a blown head gasket on the other vehicle—we just paid it … Continue reading 6 Tips to Help You Get Through Hard Times

Courage to Give Your Testimony

Sometimes I worry about how much of my pre-Jesus past I should share with others. I mean doesn't the Bible instruct us to forget the past? Shouldn't we put the old childish ways behind and move forward? Yeah, these were some of my past (pun intended) excuses not to share my testimony. “Brothers and sisters, … Continue reading Courage to Give Your Testimony

A Time to Dance

I'm a sucker for weddings. I absolutely love LOVE. Don't you enjoy all of the traditions that go along with weddings? The church, the bridesmaids, and groomsmen, the beautiful clothes, the 'something-old-something-new-something-borrowed-something-blue'—you know, all that stuff. I went to a wedding last weekend that did not incorporate any of those traditions. Nope. This was a … Continue reading A Time to Dance

You Don’t Need a Theology Degree to Understand the Bible

Do you want more out of your time with God? Would you like something deeper than a forced reading regimen or a fill-in-the-blanks study? Me too! God did something amazing in my life twenty years ago when I began journaling a few verses at a time from my daily Bible reading. You see, I had … Continue reading You Don’t Need a Theology Degree to Understand the Bible

If I Only Had A Brain: Scarecrow Syndrome And Food Addiction

“You are what you eat.” Do you believe that statement? I think it's more accurate to say, “You are what you consume.” More on that later. As a person who recently acknowledged a food addiction, I’m beginning to see it’s not really about the food. Yeah, yeah. I’m probably not telling you anything you don’t … Continue reading If I Only Had A Brain: Scarecrow Syndrome And Food Addiction