The necessity of Light

Light and darkness – Imagine with me for a moment if you will? Close your eyes and allow your mind to take you to a hallway inside of your home. It’s dark, (middle of the night dark) there are no lights on to guide so you stand determined to proceed forward in caution stretching oneRead more

One table, many views

Sitting in a planning session recently, I was intrigued by the five women that sat gathered around the table with me. Taking a moment to step back and process our time together identified the vast differences that existed in our group ranging from; appearance, size, personality, communication style, background, approach, thought process, etc – yetRead more

Mark 12:30-31 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.The second is this: Love your neighbor as yourself. There is no commandment greater than these.Read more

Better resolution, better odds

January 1st is almost here! A symbolic day of newness, giving us a clean slate. A day when people around the world will unite to make resolutions that will no doubt make 2017 the BEST. YEAR. EVER – maybe… New Year resolutions are funny to me. Don’t get me wrong, I make them…but making aRead more

The Gift in plain sight

We have a tradition in our home -probably the same as some of you. It involves an ugly pickle ornament that hangs toward the top of our Christmas tree. A conversation peice for sure! Our children love this ornament due to the nights that have been spent leading up to Christmas day when each childRead more

The Beauty of the Thorn

Reading: 2 Corinthians 12 1-10 We have two rose bushes planted in the landscape around our home. They are stunning and fragrant, I enjoy gazing upon them when they are in full bloom, but I must admit that I dread getting them to that point. Getting them to that beautiful bloom requires working in theRead more

What’s the connection?

2 Timothy 3:16, ‘All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:’ The Bible is the most incredible book to ever be written. It is God breathed. Although not purposed for entertainment, it is timeless and captivating once you become entrenched in itsRead more

Lead me Lord

I love the outdoors, I love to be moving and exploring, but there is something special about curling up in a warm blanket on the couch sitting next to a lit up Christmas tree. I could sit there all night enjoying such a sweet and comfortable atmosphere. As a people, we love comfort, and weRead more

In all things give thanks

1 Thessalonians 5:18; In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. Psalms 107:1; O give thanks unto the LORD, for [he is] good: for his mercy [endureth] for ever Thanksgiving – one of my favorite days of the year. A day spent with family. A dayRead more