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True Leaders

I was held captive by the ceremonies honoring our beloved 41st President.  Honored worldwide, his legacy for leadership and his life of virtue will endure through the ages.  On the very day President George H.W. Bush was laid to rest, I attended the service of a sweet...

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Be Best

“Be Best” is First Lady Melania Trump’s initiative to focus on some of the major issues facing children today, with the goal of encouraging children to BE BEST in their individual paths, while also teaching them the importance of social, emotional, and physical...

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Miracles Big or Small

Reports came out last week that Bible scholars believe the legendary Ark of the Covenant from the Old Testament accounts may have been moved to Africa after it was taken out of Israel.  The Ark is said to be a gold-covered wooden chest containing two stone tablets on...

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The Power of Love

When I first heard of the death of a young American while trying to share the gospel to one of the most isolated tribes in the world, I was intrigued, yet not surprised.  Missionaries have been sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ for centuries, many meeting horrible...

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Honoring a Mother

My earthly mother passed away over 20 years ago.  I have no doubt she is in Heaven and I will see her again.  Although I know in my head she is in glory, my heart still misses her.  No matter how old the child, when your mother leaves this world and you have no one to...

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In the Doghouse

We love our dogs.  Scooter and Teeny were the cutest puppies ever – all white fluff and big coal-black eyes.  That was then.  Today, we still love them, but at a year old, they have entered puberty and they have a mind of their own.  They don’t understand time out, so...

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Give Thanks

I was rehearsing some music our choir is presenting this holiday season.  Our director has been encouraging us to prepare our hearts as well as our voices as we approach Thanksgiving and Christmas.  I’m here to confess, I have not been following instruction and my...

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Where Do You Stand on Life?

The issue of life, and, specifically, where you stand on the issue of life (from womb to the tomb) is of most concern to Americans.  Rightfully so.  Many now wonder whether the landmark Supreme Court case, Roe v. Wade, could be overturned.  If so, what would America...

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Glass Half Full, or Half Empty?

Today my husband and I celebrate 30 years of marriage.  Therefore, today is a perfect day to discuss how you see your cup — half full or half empty. Over the last 30 years hubby and I have experienced financial loss, death of loved ones, loss of jobs, health...

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Perseverance

Webster’s Dictionary defines Perseverance as “not giving up. It is persistence and tenacity, the effort required to do something and keep doing it till the end, even if it’s hard.”  Perseverance is the characteristic of great men and women in history, known and...

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Can God Use Someone Like Me?

  I’ve been thinking a lot about this topic … I mean a LOT!  I suppose it stems from retirement, recent opportunities, and the loss of a dear friend.  What I’ve come up with is a 360-degree change from how I used to think. I used to believe the skills that...

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Is Anybody Listening?

In the summer of 1992 during the quarter finals of the 400 meter sprint at the Barcelona Olympics, British athlete Derek Redmond was favored to win a gold medal. A lifetime of training had brought Derek to this precise moment. As the gun fired, athletes burst out of...

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In Memoriam

The last few weeks have been difficult … read on … I believe God places people in your life for a reason … sometimes for a season.  Cary and I have come to the realization of this fact since late September.  Let me explain. We first met John and his wife,...

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Road to Health: Follow the Guideposts

This is my third update on my journey toward good health.  I have been on this journey now for 48 days, have lost 18.2 pounds (on top of what I had already lost), lost a ton of inches (down two dress sizes), have reduced cravings, and now off of three of my six...

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