Playing Possum

When I was a little girl (or as my grandmother would say, “no bigger than knee high to a grasshopper”), I would play possum, pretending to be asleep or invisible when my parents or grandparents walked into the room.  “I wonder where Deborah Jan is,” they would...

The Great Escape

For the past six months, we have hit the trails each Friday to East Texas, “God’s country” as we like to call it.  Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, to a quieter, friendlier, more tranquil setting.  East Texas is where everyone knows your name and everyone...

What Truth Are You Relying On?

Over the past several months my head has been spinning with the number of terrorist attacks, mass killings, protests, police shootings, and, yes, presidential election coverage.  Just this morning, another police shooting of multiple officers in Baton Rouge.  I feel...

Standing in the Gap

Nearly every day we hear about another mass shooting, violence in our streets, claims of police brutality.  I’ve thought to myself, “Lord, is this our new normal?”  Then this past Thursday evening a news alert caught my attention.  The latest incident was happening in...

Common Ground

Last week I attended a Pro-Life/Pro-Women’s Conference with great anticipation.  I was excited to gather with other like-minded women from across the nation (and countries) to learn new ways to defend life.  As one of the sponsors, we were able to connect with...