In the Wait

  I remember when I was searching for a different job.  I had a job that met my needs, but did not leave me fulfilled.  I was searching for more.  However, I searched off and on for almost four years before I found the job I was seeking.  Then I thought I’d found my dream job, but it wasn’t the […]

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God Of The Paperclips by Susan K. Stewart

Today, I am joined by Susan K. Stewart who has a timely message of God being in control and trusting in Him.  He cares about the little things.  Susan, I could so relate to your words.  There are so many times I question circumstances when I need to trust Him instead. God Of The Paperclips In less than twelve hours, […]

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Rebel to Redeemed: A Great Loss

Yesterday, was Father’s Day.   This is always a bittersweet day.  Fifteen years ago, life was finally getting back on track.  I was moving forward and putting my divorce behind me.  I’d returned to college and was obtaining my basic courses.  I would be moving to a nearby university that fall to pursue my music degree. I’d questioned whether or not […]

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On Eagle Wings

On one of my trips recently, I saw surprised to see a beautiful eagle flying among the trees.  His wings were outstretched as he soared among the tree.  He was such a beautiful sight, freely flying in his natural habitat. I was immediately reminded of the following passage: “But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they […]

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When God Answers Our Prayers

“Be careful for nothing; but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:6-7 (KJV) Are there things in your life you yearn for? Maybe a family? A job? Time to yourself? We […]

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The Thorn and The Rose

The other day while walking, I noticed a beautiful rose bush in full bloom. The beauty of the roses touched my heart, but I was also reminded that to enjoy such beauty, there were thorns along the stem to be dealt with. So much of life is the same way. To reach the beauty in our lives, we must overcome […]

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Let Us Rejoice….HE IS RISEN

Happy Easter! Easter is one of my favorite holidays. The day we remember that Jesus did not stay dead, but He Arose! 1 Corinthians 1:18 says, “For the word of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us who are saved it is the power of God.” The cross cleansed our sin, but the resurrection gives us […]

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Spring Brings a Time of Renewel

Can you believe it’s April? I love springtime. Spring is a time of renewal and rebirth. The weather is beautiful, the flowers are blooming and the temperature is just right. The downside to all this beauty is the pollen and effect it has on your allergies. In the spring and fall I can’t use the excuse “It’s too hot” or […]

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This Too Will Pass

This Too Shall Pass

Two weeks ago I would have celebrated my anniversary. I wish I could tell you it was a good relationship, but from the beginning it was full of nothing but lies, manipulation and abuse. Unfortunately I refused to see or hear the warning signs, even when loved ones tried to help me. It took me three years to gain the […]

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From Rebel to Redeemed

Are you Rebellious?

Have you ever thought that you knew better than God? I spent a lifetime thinking I knew best and refusing to even consult him on matters. When I first met my ex, God tried to get my attention. He and everyone else wanted to warn me that I was being deceived, but I refused to hear it. Short of striking […]

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Even When We Fall, We Can Have Eternal Life

The death of Whitney Houston shocked the world this week. In a time when we know too much about our celebrities, it was still a surprise. For me it was a reminder of my youth and fond memories for The Bodyguard. Whitney had a lot of troubles and demons, but she also had a faith that is undeniable. In all […]

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Desires of the Heart

Have you ever wanted something so bad you could taste it? Then you wonder why you can’t have it? I know I have! I grew up knowing my parents loved one another. I saw it in the way they interacted. Of course as an adolescent I was embarrassed that my parents still held hands and would kiss one another good […]

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Who Will You Serve?

Can you imagine living to be 103? What would you do if you had that long to live? On Wednesday {February 1}, George Beverly Shea celebrated his 103 birthday. He has lived an extraordinary life serving God with Dr. Billy Graham Cliff Barrows. This team has ministered around the world for over half a century. God has blessed all three […]

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