Goals, My Story, Reflect, Resolutions

I Resolve To…(part 2–No Excuses)

As I stated in, I Resolve To…part 1: The dominant challenge we face when striving to obtain a goal or make a life change is OURSELVES. But if you don’t allow yourself to make excuses or look for a back door, you’ll be much, much more successful. AND if you choose to look at multiple… Continue reading I Resolve To…(part 2–No Excuses)

Jesus in Everyday Life, Reflect, Your Purpose

I Resolve To…Part 1

New Year’s Resolutions. Did you make any? I didn’t. I’m not a fan of making resolutions. Especially at New Years. Not to sound cliché, but they rarely ever last. In the past, most of my New Year’s Resolutions started with little to no conviction and fell as soon as The Ball dropped. Others had the… Continue reading I Resolve To…Part 1

Devotionals, Jesus in Everyday Life, My Story, Reflect

Our Best For Him–Even when You Don’t Feel Your Best

Being sick sucks! Wouldn’t you agree? It takes more than it gives and when it’s over, you have to play catch-up. For two weeks now a virus has had its way with my family. We’ve dropped one-by-one, like dominos falling in slow motion. And when a few of us start to get back up, BAM… Continue reading Our Best For Him–Even when You Don’t Feel Your Best

Guest Post, Psalm 100, Reflect, Why We Should Thank God

The Empty Chair. Finding Joy this Holiday Season

Finding joy in the holiday season can be tough. Sometimes, the joy isn't found as much as it's chosen. For some, holidays are a struggle because unforgiveness in the family still resides or the personality conflicts haven't been resolved. But for others, holidays are a reminder of loss. They magnify what or who is no… Continue reading The Empty Chair. Finding Joy this Holiday Season

Devotionals, Jesus in Everyday Life, Reflect

Thankfulness: What Does Thankfulness Look Like?

I appreciate it when people say "Thank You," don’t you? When they take a moment to show they understand the time and attention you put into something for them, whether it’s a gift, making dinner, doing laundry, shopping, listening, teaching them something, offering counsel, etc. it feels good to be appreciated and valued, doesn't it?… Continue reading Thankfulness: What Does Thankfulness Look Like?

Devotionals, ImportanceofBibleStudy, My Story, Reflect

I Was In A Mood

Ever have one of those days? You know what I mean, those days you wake up...in a mood. The attitude you went to bed with steeped all night to produce a potent concoction. It’s not just a grumpy mood quickly fixed by a cup of coffee. No, this mood has the power to take your… Continue reading I Was In A Mood

Jesus in Everyday Life, My Story, Reflect

I’ve Been Duped

I was incredulous! There’s no way Mrs. Lois Evans would start following me on Twitter. No way. Tony Evans wife? Priscilla Schreier’s mom? No way! Ok, Girl, breathe and investigate this… (Background on the business side of writing—One of the tasks writers must do is build a “Tribe,” a group of people who love us… Continue reading I’ve Been Duped

Deuteronomy, Devotionals, My Story, Reflect

Deuteronomy 1:9-18, Wise Council Taken To Heart and Positive Changes

“Moses continued, “At that time I told you, ‘You are too great a burden for me to carry all by myself. The Lord your God has increased your population, making you as numerous as the stars! And may the Lord, the God of your ancestors, multiply you a thousand times more and bless you as… Continue reading Deuteronomy 1:9-18, Wise Council Taken To Heart and Positive Changes

Deuteronomy, Devotionals, ImportanceofBibleStudy, Reflect

Deuteronomy 1: 5-6a: Reflection, Not Condemnation

The old man begins to speak, his voice strong and resonant. Everyone can hear him clearly. No one needs to strain. The atmosphere is electric with excitement—you’re finally going to enter the Promised Land! Yet the reality of this being the old man’s Swan Song covers everything with a wet blanket. No one speaks or… Continue reading Deuteronomy 1: 5-6a: Reflection, Not Condemnation

Pause, Reflect

Pause. Breathe. Reflect

Tonight's sunset is a great reminder to Pause. Remember who God is and that He has not abandoned you in your season of transition. Thank Him for His unfathomable love and constant care. Breathe. Take a few deep cleansing breaths to clear your heart and mind while leaning on your Father for endurance and strength. Ask… Continue reading Pause. Breathe. Reflect