Month: August 2020

  • We’re in This Together…and God Is with Us

    My joy is sharing with you the truths God has taught me for living abundantly in this unpredictable world. I don’t often give details about the circumstances where I learned those life-lessons. Today’s thoughts come from a heart-breaking experience that spanned many years—caring for my beloved brother Charlie through numerous health issues and finally, kidney […]

  • Setting the Heart to Seek the Lord

    Setting the heart to seek the Lord is hard for inconsistent people like me. Once in early autumn I prayed, “Do not let spring come and find me the same.” There was a reason for this prayer. Year after year, Christmas approaches and in a breath is gone. Spring arrives and quickly vanishes. After barely […]

  • Thoughts on Walking as Jesus Walked

    “As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him: Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving” (Colossians 2:6-7). That’s a high standard. My first thought: impossible! But let’s think about this. How did Jesus walk? He walked […]

  • You’re Invited to My Party…It’s a Pity Party

    I’ve decided to throw a party–a pity party. You’re welcome to attend—but you’ll need to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Hope that made you smile! Because there isn’t much to smile about these days. I’m so glad our joy doesn’t depend on circumstances but on our amazing Lord. Whatever happens, we know our […]