I still remember when Jeffrey (our son with special needs) was about 8 years-old. He had heard about upcoming baptisms at church, and told us he wanted to get baptized. We peppered him with questions to make sure he understood fully what baptism meant, and afterward felt in our hearts that the time was right. He … More God of the Burning Bush
Whoa… I was reading one of my journal entries the other day, dated of 3/19/99 (yes, I’m definitely getting old). I was struck by what it said: “Looking out at the beautiful sunshine today I was again filled with a deep remorse of how we are blessed here in the USA, and the majority of … More Remembering Our Blessings
“Who are you, anyway?” Have you ever been asked that question? If so, what kind of answer did you give? Well, uh, I’m just a person. I don’t do anything really significant. I write a bit and – oh yeah, I’m a Christian. I try and help out at church when I can, but I’m … More When I Am Weak, I Am Strong
The first time I visited Las Vegas, I was 21 years-old. My husband and I arranged to fly down from Seattle to meet his older sister. She had boasted to us about how cheap the food was (a complete filet mignon dinner for around $5.00), plus low-priced hotel rooms at fancy resorts! I wondered how … More Evil – Or Just Evil To Me?
JOY. A simple 3-letter word that’s easy to say, yet hard to hang onto sometimes, right? In spite of knowing that God has the COVID virus firmly in His grasp, I find at times I’m still letting that elusive 3-letter word slip from my focus. I had always loved being at home – and usually … More Consider … Joy
I love to hear birds chirping. In the early mornings I’ll often open my window so I can hear their sweet songs. It’s the most beautiful symphony ever! It delights me and gives me such joy. They sound so happy and carefree. Or I’ll find myself staring out the window watching the bigger birds fly … More Look At The Birds
Have you ever had one of those moments? A time when all of a sudden it seems like a lightbulb has switched on inside your head? You know. I’m talking about an “Aha” moment when something that had seemed impossible or utterly deflating a few minutes ago all of a sudden makes perfect sense. Now … More Eureka!
Ready … Set … Go! I’m sure that’s how this young man felt as he was finishing up high school. He was set to enter a top-notch college, and then onto one of the best law schools. After all, his father was a partner at a well known law firm in the city. He was … More It’s All About How You Finish
Let’s see… Didn’t I just write about the importance of rejoicing through praise and worship in my last post, even during difficult times? Yes I did. I even talked about doing a little jig to brighten your outlook (Rejoicing Because Of Jesus)! Yet just a few days later I found myself once again beginning to … More What Happened?
I have a friend who wouldn’t hesitate to do a beautiful dance for Jesus if you asked her to. She’s graceful, and does indeed know how to dance. I would dance too, but since I am not gifted with good balance or gracefulness, my dance would certainly not look like hers. Dancing side-by-side would probably … More Rejoicing Because Of Jesus