MEMORIES

MEMORIES

Memories are powerful. They take us back to a time and place that has been wedged into our minds and won’t let go. Some are precious, others painful. But all are a part of the tapestry of our lives, the God-given experiences that define who we are, Twelve years...
MY FIRST LOVE

MY FIRST LOVE

Do you remember your first love? Have you ever rolled back the pages of time and taken a glimpse at the younger you? This morning, I pulled an old journal from the book shelf to make room for new books. This particular journal had musings from before I met my husband...
A New Body

A New Body

I’ve never wished for a new body more than when CANCER entered my life. The past seven months have been a blur of doctor visits, tests, procedures, surgery and tough decisions. Weight loss, hair loss, fatigue, and digestive issues describe the state of this...
LOVING THE UNLOVABLE

LOVING THE UNLOVABLE

It isn’t easy loving the unlovable. When people come against us or hurt us, our first instinct is to either avoid them or lash out. In this day and age, it seems animosity and bitterness are more and more the rule. If two individuals disagree, odds are they...
CALLED TO SERVE

CALLED TO SERVE

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...