Finding Strength

Finding Strength

My husband and I took to the bike trails recently. We coasted along, drinking in the beauty of the trees and undergrowth lining the trail. The first couple of miles were smooth sailing, with the wind at our backs and nothing but nature and each other’s company to...
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...
The Best Valentine of All

The Best Valentine of All

Valentine’s Day is here, and love is in the air. Who doesn’t love a good love story, right? Well…let’s just say, I can think of a couple! As the only female in our household, I take a lot of guff when it comes to watching romantic or inspirational movies....
The Quest for Perfection

The Quest for Perfection

One of my favorite parts in developing my novel characters is giving them a challenge or flaw to overcome, some area of their heart that needs the Lord’s touch to make whole. Readers can relate to characters who struggle through hardships and imperfections because...