A few years ago – okay, so it was about 15 – I had a birthday party for myself. My husband was out of town and I invited a few of my closest friends for dinner and a sleep over. Not everyone… Read More

For six years I taught junior high and high school Bible classes at a local Christian school. My favorite days were open forum discussions when, as a class, we considered the students’ questions. Most of the time our discussion ended on some… Read More

My first encounter with someone who genuinely believed in UFO’s was in the early 80’s. My friends and I were in a restaurant when a woman we knew came in with her husband. She was beside herself with excitement, talking at supersonic… Read More

I colored my hair for many years…like 25 years. In the beginning it was because I could. You know, one month I was Cherry Cola and the next month it was Dark Chocolate. In the summer, I added highlights to give my… Read More

Good morning! As you prepare for your day I hope it includes some kind of community fellowship or corporate worship. In a day of so many online choices in addition to physical buildings, the choices are endless. Kind of like standing in… Read More

Two phrases run through my mind today. “You do you” and “Just show up.” Embracing the mantra “you do you” has not been easy for me because I tend toward absolutes. No excuses! Work harder! But I have grown to really appreciate… Read More

When I get to this time of year I become a bit introspective. I don’t make resolutions or promise myself that “this is the year…” I haven’t seen many resolutions make it to January 31 let alone an entire year. (Although one… Read More

Change is inevitable but we are never asked to do it alone. God will always go before us into every situation.

Will I focus on what makes me different from another or what we hold in common? It makes all the difference in the world.

“You are ruining my life!” (Please read in a whiny, crying voice – maybe even with some exaggerated eye rolling while throwing head back.) Have you ever said that to anyone? Maybe your parents? Maybe God? My daughter said that to me… Read More