I have a profound truth to share that may come as a surprise to some: None of us are called to a Ministry of Criticism.Read more
I love to sing. I admit, I’m not all that good at it–certainly not recording artist material–but I still love it. You should hear me in the car when I’m all alone and the music is turned up loud. I sing with abandon, and praise God with my whole heart. I know He thinks my voice is beautiful!Read more
A second glance at the appointment book, however, told me something that made my heart stop. “HIV positive” the note said.Read more
Why do I get so aggravated when my plans are thwarted?
Why can’t I remember that God is not surprised?Read more
The day looms long as I lay back on my bed and pray
Until daylight filters under the door and the little one returns to cuddle.
The phone rings too early and the princess sleeps too long and I already know that
There is not enough of me today.
Motherhood has surprised me. I never imagined how much I would love to feel a tiny hand in mine, or how I would thrill when they want me—and only me. I never realized how eachRead more
Ephesians 2:8-9 ~ For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one mayRead more
My story is not so different from any other woman who’s had an abortion: an unplanned pregnancy, fear, panic, and a decision that forever changed my life. The circumstances surrounding our choices may be different,Read more
High school days. Exhilarating. Challenging. Momentous. Unless you’re at home…confined to a recliner…unable to share in the giggles, the ballgames, and yes, even the homework. Such are the days for my sweet niece, Ivey.Read more