In 2008, I had two friends suddenly lose their husbands within a few months of one another. Since we were only in our 40s at the time, this was a real shock and it got me thinking about the reality of life and death. How one moment in time can forever change your life. Both … Continue reading Four Ways to Support Grieving Friends
Is your faith growing cold? Do you feel that you are losing ground in spiritual things? Or are you On Fire for God? Is your love for God burning to share it with others? Let's talk today about how to fan the flames of your faith. The Holy Spirit is the Fire in us When … Continue reading How to Fan the Flames of Your Faith
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Lysa Terkhurst's book, It's Not Supposed to Be This Way reminds me that our trials are not just troubles along the way. God intends for us to learn and grow from those tough times. Looking Back I thought about the recent struggles our family has been going through the past 5 years. I would rather … Continue reading Looking Back Can Direct You Forward
In honor of my own marriage that we have committed to last forever, I share some notes I have found along the way. They have worked well for these thirty years. I expect them to continue keeping us #Lovestruck
My God is NOT distant ... In today's society, many would want you to believe that God is distant or uninterested in our lives. That's is if He exists at all. But I find Him very near to my heart
Cystic Fibrosis, What is it and how Mallory Smith lived with it. #cysticfibrosis #chronicillness #bookreview
If you could go back in time and talk with anyone, with whom would you talk?
I stood there confused before our two boys as they each wove their own tale about what caused their most recent altercation.
You had a great life planned out. But here you are changing diapers, running a vacuum cleaner and planning daily meals. Or maybe typing business notes for your boss or scrubbing floors at a restaurant. How did you end up here? And how are you going to make any difference in the world doing this? … Continue reading How Your Simple Life Can Leave an Eternal Legacy