As we prepare our hearts for the Christmas season, may we reflect on this promise: Hope has a name and His name is Immanuel, God with us.Read more
If we are not careful, we can stay stuck in one season of our life.
When we feel stuck let us recall these verses of hope, let go of what hinders our growth, make room for God to move, and press on in faith.
In a world full of followers, fans, and photoshopped phonies, I am tired of fakes. Therefore, I am thankful for the simple gift of time and friendship. Like peaches, both grow sweeter with time.Read more
More than any other Easter, the resurrection power of God is afresh in my mind. The empty tomb is a reminder that God is not quarantined and hope is not canceled. Neither this pandemic norRead more
My storage closet was the unlikely location for God to offer grace for the current growing pains of parenting. But there among the Christmas décor and old high school yearbooks, God whispered to my achingRead more
Mom set up her beauty shop in 1974. The aroma of perm solution infused with coffee and laughter permeated my childhood. Mom’s beauty shop, located in walkout basement of our home, was the setting for my formidableRead more
“I found it! I found it!” I exclaimed. My family looked at me with strange curiosity as I held up the book Charlotte’s Webb. This book, along with a ceramic Care Bear, is my mostRead more
While over five and a half years have passed since I wrote this article, the message of cultivating a grateful heart is timeless. (Our son is now a freshman in high school and only aRead more
The sideline referee shouts, “Minute and a half left in the game.” A sideline father yells, “Son, we’ve got time for one more.” Smiling at the thought, I shield my eyes from the morningRead more