Do You Need to Lay it Down?

So many things to fill us up. Soft drinks, shopping trips, busy-ness, work, volunteering, me- time, me-and-you-time, Zumba, or in my case walking…… When do we take the time to lay “it” down? Some time ago, I was frustrated with our younger son’s string of behaviors, the tester of boundaries, the strongest of wills. My … Continue reading Do You Need to Lay it Down?

I Choose Life

Walking outside is a source of joy for me. I enjoy spying on nature in our suburban neighborhood. But these pine cones……   Several days I walked by the same tree, and my eyes were drawn to these two pine cones. Each time I looked at them, I wondered why…..why is one sickly, almost dead…why … Continue reading I Choose Life

Satan’s Gag Order

Deceivingly creative with his strongholds, Satan seeks to grind holy seeds of faith into dust. • Over your mouth, he ties a gag, so that you may not speak the Lord’s name. • Over your ears, satan covers them so you may not hear any of the blessings, encouragement and grace given by Him through … Continue reading Satan’s Gag Order

Straight from the Mess

Do you know what I mean when I say I have been on an emotional roller coaster the past several weeks? The valleys filled with anticipation, worry and crisis-oriented actions. The peaks with Godly outcomes, orchestration and revelations. Trouble is I do not like amusement rides anymore. I am now the sunglass and hat holder … Continue reading Straight from the Mess