The Secret to Living a Content Life

What is the secret to a content life? Is there some formula or simple strategy that we can follow to help us live a life of contentment? It seems that it is almost human nature to feel discontent. Since the dawn of time people struggled with discontentment. We can even look as far back as … Continue reading The Secret to Living a Content Life

Redeeming Love Book Review

 “Your beauty and love chase after me every day of my life”    Psalm 23:6a I consider myself a woman of faith but like many women, we can struggle with thoughts of unworthiness, shame, trust or vulnerability. Redeeming Love is a brilliant retelling of the Biblical story of Hosea. This novel is set in the 1850s … Continue reading Redeeming Love Book Review

Cultivate A “You”nique You

I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, And that my soul knows very well. Psalm 139:14 Who Are You? Press Play. What does it mean to be unique? Is it the color of your hair?  Is it the way you dress?  Is it the music that you … Continue reading Cultivate A “You”nique You

7 Blessings, Affirmations and Encouragement to Give God Your All

7 Blessings, Affirmations and Encouragement to Give God Your All:    When we give our all to God, we will desire to do what is good and what is right and that will empower us to lead a grace filled life.   2. When we give our all to God, our steps will be securely … Continue reading 7 Blessings, Affirmations and Encouragement to Give God Your All

My Mid-Life Rejuvenation – Rejecting the Idea of a Mid-Life Crisis

The Lord directs the steps of the godly. He delights in every detail of their lives. Though they stumble, they will never fall,  for the Lord holds them by the hand. Psalms 37:23-24 God delights in every detail of my life.  EVERY DETAIL. Do you know any "Type A" personality people.  You know the people. … Continue reading My Mid-Life Rejuvenation – Rejecting the Idea of a Mid-Life Crisis

Teach Me to Pray

Many years ago I had an opportunity to teach a bible study in a home where I didn't know anyone and in a city that I had never visited. For months we studied the word of God together and people that started out as strangers became friends.  One night, a person spoke up and said, … Continue reading Teach Me to Pray

My Word for 2018

For as long as I can remember I’ve created goals for the new year. I attended the classes, read the articles and the books all about effective goal setting and I've used several methods to help me write effective and realistic goals. Some years I was a rockstar and achieved all my goals (think eager, … Continue reading My Word for 2018

12 Days of Christmas – A Fun & Simple Way to Keep Jesus at the Center of Christmas

12 Days of Christmas

How can we keep Jesus at the center of Christmas for our children? For many of us Christmas time is a very busy time of the year.  There seems to be more of a lot of good things.  There are more gatherings of family and friends. There are more special programs at schools, the libraries, … Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas – A Fun & Simple Way to Keep Jesus at the Center of Christmas