As a parent, it’s painful watching your child suffer when you are powerless to help. This poem, titled “Benched,” captures one of those moments for me. Continue reading How Do You Handle Your Emotions When Your Child Is Benched?
What if I wrote my to-do list beside a to-do list for God? Or get a box, write my cares on paper to put inside, and declare it a “care package to God”? Continue reading I Decided to Create a Care Package for God; This Is What Happened
Sometimes — like my cat — we do our duty but miss our target. Sometimes it truly stinks. Keep trying and adjust your aim. Continue reading Dear Reader, Why in the World Do You Read My Blog Posts?
The Bible’s real “Love Chapter” is Romans 8, not 1 Corinthians 13. Romans 8 demonstrates God’s love — and the powerful difference it makes to you and me. Continue reading This Is the One Love Story You Don’t Want to Miss
Just as those in Jesus’ parables looked for something that was theirs, I am looking for you. Are you my reader? Continue reading To Read or Not to Read Isn’t the Question. Will You Engage?
Cats are selfish. They want their needs met and care little about you, except to do their bidding. But how we miss them when they’re gone! Continue reading I’ve Lost Her: One Cat Who Stops Cars and Steals Hearts
What if you come to the realization that Jesus is the Son of God who came to take away your sins, moments before you die? What then? That’s what he asked me. Continue reading ‘How Can You Suggest Your Brother Went to Heaven?’ He Asked
The Shepherd left the 99 to search for the 1 missing sheep. Yes, “the one” tells us how much the Shepherd cares. But the key to that parable isn’t the number of sheep He went to find. Continue reading If Your Message Is Important, Shouldn’t You Reach As Many As Possible?
Five years ago, I gave a speech that reveals how my decision to do the right thing led to reconciliation with my brother Scott. Continue reading So You Want to Reconcile With Someone You Once Loved?
Scott was small in stature but larger than life. He had a big personality. Big problems — usually self-created. But he was and is my brother. Continue reading Side Effect of Salvation: I Have Comfort in His Loss
The cloud has been a way for us to meet face to face without sharing germs. It’s also a way to cross generations, cultures, and distance to connect. Continue reading ‘Cloud of Witnesses’ Isn’t Pie in the Sky; It’s Real and It’s Now
I share some tender scenes in my life so that you can know that God offers hope in your darkest hour. If you can’t reach out to Him, ask Him to reach out to you. Continue reading Here’s Why You Can Find Hope in Any Season of Life
I had wanted to attend that virtual retreat. I felt doing so was to protect the call of God in my life. I think Satan thought so too – and so he did everything in his power to prevent me from attending. Continue reading Obstacles Can Confirm You’re on the Right Path
Christians, celebrate that Jesus makes you free Do you feel like a phony? Do you think that if people unearthed … Continue reading Why ‘Imposter Syndrome’ Is a Good Thing
If your best friend is a blogger, that is I was sitting in the back seat of Pamela’s navy blue Toyota … Continue reading BFF May Not Mean What You Think It Does
God, help us look at what matters I see the outside worldThrough a distorted lens.CondensationCovers the glass, a wallBetween us. … Continue reading Do You See What I See?
It’s just one of the many perils of working from home My husband is retired. COVID-19 has forced me to … Continue reading How Do I Report Sexual Harassment During COVID-19?
So how can I feel so blessed? I prayed for rain today, Mother’s Day, because I wanted God to cry … Continue reading Today Is My First Motherless Mother’s Day