Gen Z, Loving Others, Mentor, Mothers and Others

Happy Mother’s and Other’s Day: We NEED Others

I am an only child. I have no sisters to offer as aunts to my children. No brothers to provide as uncles. This fact bothered me greatly while I was growing up. Not having a brother was OK, but what I really wanted a sister. A little girl to grow up with and play with… Continue reading Happy Mother’s and Other’s Day: We NEED Others

Gen Z, Mentor, Mothers, Mothers and Others, My Story

Happy Mother’s and Other’s Day!–It Takes an Army

Being a mom is hard! It’s 24/7/365 with few if any breaks. It’s more give than take with only a small margin for error. But in the midst of all the sacrifices and sleepless nights—there are blessings, rewards, and benefits that make the whole thing worth it. That gives us the strength and energy to… Continue reading Happy Mother’s and Other’s Day!–It Takes an Army

Encouragement, Jesus in Everyday Life, My Publishing Journey, My Story, Trusting God

HELP! I’m Drowning

But when he saw the strong wind and the waves, he was terrified and began to sink. “Save me, Lord!” he shouted. (Matthew 14:30) Ever have one of those moments? Oh, today I'm there. No question. This verse is a pivotal moment in the recounting of Jesus walking on the water and Peter coming out… Continue reading HELP! I’m Drowning

Goals

Goal Setting Part 5: Tips and Tools for Time Management

Time. It’s a great equalizer, isn’t it? Everyone has the exact same amount of time in a day, a week, a month, a year. The clock ticks are the same for you as they are for me. For the CEO of a fortune 500 company and for the homeless person on the street. We can’t… Continue reading Goal Setting Part 5: Tips and Tools for Time Management

Bible Study Tips, Devotionals, My 15 Minutes

Tips On How to Keep a Bible Study Journal

Ok, you guys, here is a page from one of my personal Quiet Time Journals. Ignore the spelling and grammar errors, please. 🙂 Keeping a Bible study journal is my favorite way to engage with Scripture in my quiet time. It helps me process what I’m reading and slows me down so what I’m reading… Continue reading Tips On How to Keep a Bible Study Journal

Goals, Reflect, Your Purpose

Goal Setting: Determining Home Base

*A quick P.S.A. announcement:I recently became an Amazon affiliate to offset my writing costs. So the next time you shop on Amazon, use my link, first! This is a win-win because It’s ABSOLUTELY FREE for you Supports this blog and ministry by providing a commission on everything you purchase (The Amazon link is also on… Continue reading Goal Setting: Determining Home Base

Jesus in Everyday Life, My Publishing Journey, Trusting God, Waiting Well

Waiting Well–When the Answer Comes

It was Halloween. I was at my chiropractor’s office and my phone vibrated, signaling an email delivery to my author account. It was an email from Kathleen Kerr from Harvest House Publishers… After a long time of Waiting Well, my answer arrived… My stomach was in knots. The back of my neck was hot and… Continue reading Waiting Well–When the Answer Comes

Jesus in Everyday Life, Waiting Well

Waiting Well–Commit Thy Works Unto the Lord

I'm curious. As you strive to wait well, do you commit everything you do to God? Do you fully give Him your dreams and plans? Do you hand them over? Or are you like me and want to keep a hand, a finger on it; have a small bit of control? Interestingly, in the KJV… Continue reading Waiting Well–Commit Thy Works Unto the Lord

Jesus in Everyday Life, Joseph, Trusting God, Waiting Well

Waiting Well–Be Faithful Where You Are While You Wait

What are you waiting for? A job or an internship? A child? A spouse? Healing in a broken relationship? A prodigal to come home? An opportunity? A diagnosis? Waiting is not easy. It never has been. I doubt it ever will be. When we wait, we’re anticipating something we really, really want or need—or think… Continue reading Waiting Well–Be Faithful Where You Are While You Wait

Jesus in Everyday Life, My Story, Trusting God

Waiting Well–It’s Kind of Like Making Bread

  I was getting ready to make bread today and started to laugh. I know, a strange thing to do when getting ready to bake. I laughed because I realized making bread is a metaphor for my current season. Have you heard this statement? “Yes, God loves us just the way we are. But He… Continue reading Waiting Well–It’s Kind of Like Making Bread