Believing God: Promises Kept

Twenty-five years ago I didn’t know that being "saved" wasn’t the one-and-done prayer I prayed. I had no idea that life could still be hard after I prayed. And I really didn't know how sweet that relationship with God could be.

My One Word: Diligence

Some years I have taken the time to select a word I want to delve into a bit more. I want to grow personally, and having a word for the year has proven to bring my mind back to the "theme" fairly often in that year. Last year, I tried to spend time thinking about …

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Favorite Things: Faith

It's always been my heart to write about the things that are closest to my heart. This is that. I love to write, and I love lots of other activities, but at the core of my identity is my faith. I hope you enjoy this share from my favorite collaborative project site with my dearest …

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“Please, Fence Me In!”

Have you read this yet? Jeff Goins has a way with words, and sometimes he grabs my attention with a topic that arrives right on time. I've been mulling a couple of the points from his post. I don't disagree with the post. The truth is, I'm not thinking about marketing when I'm kicking around …

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A Tree in a Forest…

"If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, did it make a sound?" If an author crafted thoughtful paragraphs and no one's eyes found the web page to take them in... The writer's creativity flows directly from the heart. Many of us hold a fragile heart gently in …

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Water, Water, Everywhere…

As I reflect on my life, I’m sensitive to something I’ve glossed over more recently. As I explore it, bear with me. Maybe we’ll discover something unique and useful as we go. I was thinking about water—different kinds of water. Water can be completely still in stagnant puddles. It can be strong and forceful in  …

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Five Minute Friday: Alive

Life is a funny thing. When it begins, it feels like a dream. The days are rather nondescript. Oh, there are the big, memorable moments every so often, but the majority of my life story is pretty bland in the early years. I ate, slept, played, and laughed, but it didn't feel very much alive. …

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