• “Hard Is Not The Absence of God’s Goodness” (Kara Tippetts)

    My soul clings to the dust; give me life according to your word!  Psalm 119: 25 A few days ago, Kara Tippetts finished her earthly journey and went to her true home with Jesus. Her life was a story well written and finally complete. From the very beginning Kara taught everyone she met how to love… Read more »

  • Flight Now Boarding | Check Your Attitude At The Gate

    I wasn’t even supposed to be on the flight. I was a standby, far down the list. But after hours of praying, with only minutes before the gate was closed, we were given seats on the plane. I was aware we would be the last passengers boarding and we would have to take whatever seat… Read more »

  • Rest For A Weary Soul

    I’m tired, worn out and just plain exhausted.  There is still a long list of items unchecked on my ‘to-do’ list.  And, I know if I don’t forge ahead it will just be more items added to an already overloaded schedule tomorrow. But, I just can’t. go. on.  This isn’t just a physical tired.  It’s… Read more »

  • He Created Me Anyway

    I’ll never forget the days of waiting for my children to be born.  I spent so much time decorating their nurseries; buying toys, clothes, diapers and all the latest gadgets; and I would daydream and wonder of who they would be.  What would they love? What would they hate? How would they look when they… Read more »

  • Who Do You Say I Am?

    “But who do you say that I am?” Matthew 16:15 In this scripture, Jesus was seeking to know the crowd’s thoughts of His identity, but more importantly,  he wanted to know His role in the lives of his closest followers. Who was He for them? Even today Jesus still asks, “Who do you say I am?… Read more »

  • Beauty in Dying

    There is something about looking through the lens of my camera that allows me to connect differently with God than when I am sitting in a chair with a cup of coffee and the Bible on my lap.  It had been several weeks since I spent time looking for hidden treasures waiting to be captured,… Read more »

  • Sarai’s Soap-Box Looks A Lot Like Mine

      Sarai, Abram’s wife, took Hagar the Egyptian, her servant, and gave her to Abram her husband as a wife. And he went in to Hagar, and she conceived. And when she saw that she had conceived, she looked with contempt on her mistress. And Sarai said to Abram, “May the wrong done to me… Read more »

  • Don’t Be Afraid

    If you find yourself struggling with fear today, it is not from God. Whether it is fear of failure, fear of disappointment, fear of rejection, fear of abandonment or fear of the unknown. GOD holds your future. He is in control. He will never leave you or betray you. Be bold today! Stand in the… Read more »

  • Selah

      Selah:  pause, consider, think about; praise, lift up Selah is a Hebrew word of unknown origin which occurs frequently in Psalms and also in Habakkuk.  It is thought to be a direction perhaps meaning “pause,” or to raise the voice in praise. I have spent some time over the past several days considering all… Read more »