How the Christmas Story Really Began: Fears, Impossibility, & Truth

Christmas Story

My Christmas story begins at Thanksgiving. The Christmas season is my favorite. I have a lifetime of wonderful memories of Christmas tree shopping, decorating, eating sweet treats, and spending a lot of precious time with precious family. What about you? How does your Christmas Story begin? (more…)

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Wise Men Worship the Good Shepherd

Wise men

Wise men sought to find and worship the newborn King. Wise men and women still seek to find and worship the King.   Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem. saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we have seen His star in the East and have come to worship Him.” (more…)

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Do You Know Someone Who Needs A Life Change?

Life Change

Twenty-five years ago I was the someone who needed life change. Life change came when I encountered Jesus. He stepped into my life and turned my life around. I was the one who no one thought it could be real. I even heard that people said, “There is no way she is following Jesus.” (more…)

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Being Thankful During Every Season

Being Thankful

Being thankful is the heart of Thanksgiving which has always been one of my favorite holidays. My fondest childhood memories are sitting around a table with family, eating way too much, watching football, playing outside with my cousins, and finishing the day with decorating for Christmas. I loved the food, the family time, and the excitement for the next season to celebrate. (more…)

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Waiting On God To Fulfill His Promise Is The Hard Part Of Following God

Waiting OnGod

  Waiting on God and His promises has always been hard for me. I would call waiting on God the dreaded part of His promise. For me, if I want something, I wanted it yesterday, not tomorrow, and certainly not later than that.   When I sat down to write this blog post, I asked God to help me. My words were, “Lord, I am tired. I don’t’ have this in me. Could You help me?” I went to a different screen on my computer and Galatians 6:9 was the …

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The Value Question: Do I Really Matter?

Value Question

Have you ever asked the value question, wondering if you really matter or if what you are doing really matters? I have asked these questions many times in my life. Most of us have at some point in life.  I hear from too many women struggling to answer this question affirmatively. It makes me so aware of the spiritual attack on God’s women.   (more…)

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A Mother’s Heart and Jesus’ Heart Toward Children

Mother's Heart

Nothing has caused this mother’s heart to fear more than fear for my children. When my daughters were young and growing up I constantly battled fear. Every bad story I heard caused me to fear for my children.  I feared that I would lose them to a house fire, that disease would strike them, that they would fall prey to evil men, that they would be kidnapped… You name it when it came to my three daughters, I feared. (more…)

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Have You Forgotten Anything You Need To Remember?

need to remember

Have you ever driven away from your house and felt like you forgot something that you need to remember? You know those moments of: “Did I turn off the iron?” “Do I have everything I need today?” “I can’t remember if I remembered to take the chicken out of the freezer.” (more…)

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