Writing Communities

Writing Communities

I’m just coming off of two solid weeks without a phone or internet. What an ordeal! I felt as if my right arm had been cut off. LOL! The phone outage was a definite inconvenience, but it was the internet that was really tough to go without. It wasn’t...
Restoring America’s Greatness

Restoring America’s Greatness

On this Independence Day, I thought it appropriate to share about the slogan: “Making America Great Again”. To do that, perhaps we need to understand the origin of that greatness. America’s greatness has little to do with foreign policies, healthcare,...
Got Jesus?

Got Jesus?

Recently I “inherited” a shirt with the words “Got Jesus?” across the front of it. The white lettering stands out clearly against the dark background. As I slipped the shirt on for the first time and started for town, a sobering though struck me. Everyone I came...
20 Ways to Be a Blessing

20 Ways to Be a Blessing

I enjoy watching the variety of birds that feed at my feeders. At times, I’ve counted nearly fifty Goldfinches clamoring for a spot or scavenging for seeds that have fallen to the ground. I’m amazed how, in a few short weeks, their bright, yellow feathers of summer...
Finding Your Niche

Finding Your Niche

Several years ago, my family moved our membership to a small, rural church with less than fifty active members. We love the family atmosphere of the small congregation. A month or so after we started attending, a plea was made for someone to make a new church...
Faith, Family and Friendship

Faith, Family and Friendship

Over the years I’ve collected a number of message cards that friends have given me. You know, the business-sized cards that have a pretty picture with a wise saying, Scripture verse, or declaration of friendship? Each one holds a special memory and message that...