“What’s love got to do with it, got to do with it…” “What’s love, but a second-hand emotion…” You’re welcome. Get that stuck in your head. Sing it all day and wake […]
We all do it. Putting up walls around our heart to protect us from more pain. More hurt. And we think we’re doing it to be safe. Only the walls that we […]
Some days I don’t feel like praying, but I do anyway. Thank goodness I learned a very long time ago, that our faith cannot be based on feelings. But I’m tired. I’m […]
It is inevitable, you know. Those precious babies melt your heart and then… one day, they break it. DISCLAIMER: I am an empty-nester, and I was by no means a perfect parent. This […]
“Someday you will read or hear that Billy Graham is dead. Don’t you believe a word of it. I shall be more alive than I am now. I will just have changed […]
Ever wonder why it sometimes seems that romance is only a fairy-tale? Maybe it’s because we forget that in those Cinderella stories, the characters have to overcome obstacles before they arrive at…
Some days I wonder if the roles I fill were really meant for me. With no degree to back up my skills, the qualifications of my existence come only from life experience: […]
Holding on even when it hurts. Maybe because it hurts. The pain. The struggle. The anxiety. You worry, knowing that life happens and you are not in control.
We started our journey to Israel on December 26, 2017. This will be a trip that will, without a doubt influence my study of the Bible—and my writing here on the blog. […]
The string of lights are removed. The tree comes down and just.like.that. Christmas is over. Only it’s not.
We’ve all been there. Holidays that are meant to be joyful family reunions, but are not quite complete because someone is missing. Maybe that someone is you. Or a loved one who […]
Thanksgiving. The day of celebration and food and family gatherings may be well past us, but the spirit of this holiday is a welcome prerequisite to the coming Advent. Our thankful spirit […]
The benefits of walking: improves circulation, sleep and even your mood. We all know that walking is good for a long list of physical benefits, but there is more. Perspective. Walking down […]
It’s amazing, really. We take this word, “love”, and we define it in so many ways. There are love languages and love stories and love ballads. It has got to be one […]
“Like a bride Waiting for her groom We’ll be a church Ready for You Every heart longing for our King We sing Even so come Lord Jesus come..” I grew up singing songs […]