Just What I Needed to Hear

I have a confession to make.  Last night I went to bed with every intent to get up, get dressed and head to church.  Twelve hours later, I was in bed, covers pulled tight and adamantly refusing to go anywhere.  Then my husband got involved.  He said, “Get up and go in...

The Perfect Gift

There is great fulfillment for a parent to be able to give gifts that are most wanted by their children (within reason).  I remember times waiting in long lines at the toy store for the latest and greatest model of Transformer, driving hundreds of miles in the wee...

In a Split Second

The world is still reeling from the acts of terror perpetrated on hundreds of innocent victims in Paris this past Friday.  Six attacks, coordinated within minutes of each other, left a city and nation in shock and the world in mourning.  One moment people...

Where Did It Go?

The older I get the more things I seem to misplace.  Mail, keys, wallet … it’s frustrating.  Thank goodness I haven’t gotten too old to forget losing something much larger a long time ago.  Let me tell you about it. I was 19 when I got my first job paying real money...

Being Salt and Light

  I can’t count the number of times I’ve said, “believers of Jesus Christ should be salt and light in this world.”  Salt to preserve the truth and light to shine God’s light into a dark world.  One of the ways I thought we could affect change for good was by...