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Peace is an amazing gift God offers us. I know what it’s like to live without peace—upset most of the time, anxious, fearful, and worried. It’s miserable! Since I’ve …

For many years my mom made banana bread. I would love to know how many loaves went through her oven and out her door into the hands of folks that needed a little “pick me up.” Baking was …

Worrying is a natural response in many situations, and I’ve wasted many days getting caught up in it. I thought that was a normal way to live. But through the years, God has helped me end my …

Some of you would disagree when I say there are good things about social media. I agree that it has its positive and negative aspects, but one thing that I love about Facebook is the memory section. …

The Bible talks about bearing good fruit and how that is God’s purpose for our lives. For example, in John 15:5, Jesus says, “I am the Vine; you are the branches. The one who remains in …

A sad day at our house today. I took our stadium seats out of the car which means one thing, basketball season is over. We have left the seats in the car since school started as we travelled to …

Over the years, I’ve spoken with a lot of people who have gotten stuck in their place of pain. Whether they were abused as a child or suffered from other disappointments in life, they allowed …

hree years ago I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. After months and months of testing and testing, the day finally came when we had an answer. It wasn’t a good answer, but it was an answer. I started meds and the adventure began.

Whether you realize it or not, your thoughts, words, and attitudes have a tremendous impact on your relationships.

I love my house. It isn’t shiny and new, in fact it is anything but! Part of my home was built in the 1920’s and the “newest” part came to be in the 60’s! My home abounds with character. It has the old doors with the glass door knobs, lots of paneling and cool trim, and I do believe the floors have had the same squeak for a gazillion years!

Relationships are an important part of life. Healthy relationships have the ability to bring us great joy and satisfaction; however, unhealthy ones can make life miserable.

“Amazing grace…how sweet the sound!” “How great Thou art!” “Jesus, Jesus, Jesus…” “There’s just something about that Name!” “Praise God from Whom all blessings flow!”

I am going to make a bold statement that you may or may not agree with. I say it with much gusto and passion. I am going to tell you that I live in the best neighborhood known to man. My neighborhood is about 20 miles in diameter, and I am telling you it is a great place to live.

God is good. And He has a good plan for each of our lives. No matter what may be going on right now, God’s plan is unfolding. In the meantime, Romans 12:12 tells us to, “Rejoice in our confident hope. Be patient in trouble, and keep on praying” (NLT).

Thank you. Two simple words that hold so much meaning. From the time our kids are born we start teaching them these words.

One of the greatest lessons I’ve learned is that you can’t be both selfish and happy. I know this is true through my own personal experience, but more importantly, the Bible has some things to say about the attitude we should have about “self.”

Luke 2:1-20 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while[a] Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3 And everyone went to their own town to register.

How do you feel about your life? Would you say you love it? Or do you just get through each day, enduring the things you don’t want to do, putting up with the things that frustrate you, wishing you had someone else’s life? Do you believe you will finally be happy someday…when you have this or that?

When I am in a room at the doctor’s office there is always a large picture of the human body with all the organs, bones, muscles and tendons pictured with the names of each of them.

Lately I have started a new exercise regimen. I found out who needs a gym!!! Follow these steps and the results will be amazing!

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