My Story

in the beginning

I was born a blue-eyed blonde who was the apple of her daddy’s eye. But shortly before I turned 3, my mom packed her friend’s car with some essential belongings and left town with my older brother and me … while my dad was at work. He had no idea what was coming. None of […]

Distractions or Directions

what your circumstances tell you

Meanwhile, the moment we get tired in the waiting, God’s Spirit is right alongside helping us along. If we don’t know how or what to pray, it doesn’t matter. Romans 8:26 He does our praying in and for us, making prayer out of our wordless sighs, our aching groans. He knows us far better than […]

Heart & Soul

He fell in love with you

The first song I learned on the piano was Heart & Soul. Okay, it was actually Chopsticks. But that’s not the more romantic tune in my repertoire. I haven’t played either for ages. But I could sit down at any keyboard anytime anywhere and play them. Flawlessly. Do you remember when you first met Jesus? […]

Where is your victory today?

occupying your space, taking new territory

Joshua listened to The Lord. He learned how to listen for His Voice as he served under Moses. And he also learned obedience. So after Moses died, Joshua became their leader with a Really Big Promise from The Lord. No one will be able to stand against you all the days of your life. As […]

No Guesswork Involved

wisdom for the journey

As a teenager, I thought becoming an adult would mean I’d finally arrived, and I could have the life I wanted. But my life hasn’t turned out the way I thought it would. Has your life turned out the way you’d dreamed it would? If you’re like me, you often wonder what you should be […]