There is purpose for you…and for me.  There is Divine reason behind our existence.  Not only is there a plan for our lives—but destiny! Before His breath breathed substance, before His words shaped stars—The Lord chose you to be His most treasured possession. “For it pleased God in His kindness to choose me and call me,even […]



While having my quiet time this morning, I was asking God all kinds of questions.  Some I felt some definite response…others…not so much. What I enjoyed most of all, was just feeling snuggled up against His heart while I snuggled under a warm blanket in the quiet house.  Undisturbed by any other noise than the dog’s snoring. […]

A Constant Flow of Joy


“Always be joyful” 1 Thes. 5:16 How? I’m serious!  How are we supposed to ALWAYS be joyful?  To rejoice in and over ALL things?  That isn’t even realistic—is it? What if we began seeing things through God’s eyes? What if we made His view our habit?   Join me over at for the remainder of this article […]

Affirming Truth vs. Positive Thinking

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“What I am doing you do not understand now, but you will understand later.” John 13:7 I speak these words today not to convince myself all will work out fine or to look on some “bright” side. This is not me hugging myself while saying over and over again . . . — “Jesus loves […]

You are Needed and Necessary Today!


Your life is like no other! Your perspective is like no other. Your words are like no other. You can reach those no other can—today! To plant To fertilize To water To weed To harvest Today! No one can touch the hearts God sends your way to love on. No one can impart truth specifically […]

The God of Different


Guess what?  God wants—He needs—different.    Sometimes…I gaze too long at other families.  Through my limited scope I see a different way of doing things and wonder—is their difference better?   God needs my family right where we are at and yours right where you are.  He wants us coming to Him…dependent upon Him for every thing—every […]

The Fight For Joy


My broken yesterday bleeds into my today. Hemorrhages, really. Heat pump stopped pumping in the +90° heat. I know that won’t be a cheap fix.  Car won’t start at the kids’ college campus parking lot.  I’m the one with the AAA card, so I’m the one that had to wait for the tow truck driver. […]