If you had known me for the last several decades, you would know that I've walked though some pretty deep valleys. There has been an awful lot of loss in my life. Both my parents and both of my siblings died of cancer. So my whole immediate family is gone. I lost my beautiful home.… Continue reading How? Speaking The Name of Jesus!
Our world cries out for God's touch! Now is the time to storm the gates of heaven, worship our God, and petition His throne for a mighty move on the earth. This song helps me do that. God please do it again. I'm praying for our nation and the world. Won't you sing with me?… Continue reading God Please Do It Again!
Right now you may not feel much like shining. I know. It's a turbulent and strange time in our world. But, guess what? YOU are important. Oh, I know, you are aware of this. That's why you are trying to stay well and not get this virus. Your kids, husband, parents, friends, co-workers need… Continue reading Come On, Shine That Light!
Jesus says,"Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you'll recover your life. I'll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me--watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won't lay anything heavy or… Continue reading Are You Tired? Afraid? Heavy?
I say I love and follow Jesus with all of my heart. But the true story is that I can only love with the part that’s been healed from its wounding. Feeling abandoned and rejected, looking for love in all the wrong places because of my abuse (can I get an amen?), not loving myself… Continue reading With ALL My Heart?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqSeD5xSfME I hope you enjoy this most precious video of my speech-and-language-impaired son. I printed out what he is saying (with a little interpretation). I don’t want you to miss a bit of it. Here is the whole story. M loves Pokemon. He likes to look them up and find videos and information… Continue reading Telling Toys About Jesus
Without Christ in me I can do nothing. Well I can do things but if I want what I do to be effective and worthwhile, I need to be guided by his Holy Spirit—Him living in me. I’m a pretty independent sort. Even as a preschooler I would take care of myself without “bothering” my… Continue reading Without Jesus It’s All Downhill
A friend of mine is going through a heartbreaking time. I made this for her today, and thought I'd post for anyone else who needs to hear it. The "He" in this quote is God, and the words are from the Bible. Several years ago, when I was enduring the same kind of emotional devastation… Continue reading He Will Heal The Brokenhearted
"Christmas is a reminder that we are not alone." My aunt shared this quote with me and it resonated within me. God touched humanity with Jesus---the greatest gift of all. Love came down at His birth. He provided a way to live with HOPE in the midst of despair. To have a FRIEND when everyone… Continue reading We Are Not Alone
God's extreme sacrifice (of His Son) gave me true life. Not just life after death, but life in abundance while living. HE is the source of my joy, my life, my positive outlook, my passion, my love, my energy, my laughter, my caring, my creativity, and every other aspect of my blessed life. … Continue reading Thank You, God!