KINTSUGI FROM BROKEN TO BEAUTIFUL

Pain from the past can hinder our ability to move forward in a positive way. Although it is hard to completely forget about situations that have harmed us, it is essential in order to thrive. Yet for many people, their default when things are not going well, is to blame past circumstances. This puts the… [Read More]

How To Accomplish Your Goals in the New Year

The New Year is well underway. Ideas are stirring for growth and opportunity because a new year represents new hope. Will your plans come to pass or fizzle out as the weeks go by? Whether it’s better health, more time with the Lord, developing an idea, or rekindling an old friendship… it requires motivation. Motivation is… [Read More]

Reaching For An Extraordinary Life

“For if they do these things when the wood is green, what will happen when it is dry?” Luke 23:31 (HCSB)  October is an amazing month. In September a gun sounds and the race begins, as school and church ministries resume. By October, routines are established and blessings start to pour forth. One is the… [Read More]

A Study Of Mom

From the start, women enter into the role of Mom with pain, some conflict, and anxiety. To the woman he said, “I will make your pains in childbearing very severe; with painful labor you will give birth to children. Genesis 3:16  Now that wasn’t nice, but it’s a fact of life we accept. Thankfully, we are… [Read More]

It’s a Blog Hop

Join a blog hop? Seriously, when I was asked, I-Hop and Peter Cottontail came to mind. I’d never heard of a blog hop, but I agreed to participate. As a result I met several interesting people. During my hop you may eat pancakes and watch Peter Cottontail, as you read about joy, hope and an underground youth ministry…. [Read More]

Is There Hope For Every Man?

Casting Crowns captured my heart with their song Every Man. There is hope for every man.  A solid place where we can stand. In this dry and weary land, there is hope for every man. Jesus ministers to a world in need through His church. Hope and solid ground is found there. Rob Cook recently shared  this… [Read More]

A Tribute to Virginia Tech

Seven years ago I received a call from my son, a student at Virginia Tech. It was the year of the shooting. Thirty-two lives of promise were ended on one solemn day. It’s a day I will never forget. My heart and prayers continue for the families, students and faculty who lived through it. We… [Read More]