Dreams Take Time ~ Don’t Give Up

Dreams Take Time ~ Don’t Give Up

When I was in high school, I saw a PBS film entitled, My Brilliant Career, based on the true story of a sixteen year old girl who had written and published a book. I was mesmerized by the idea. When my high school English teacher urged me to enter a local college...
The Power of Story

The Power of Story

Over the weekend, my husband and I went to see the movie, Breakthrough. It was an amazing true story of a fourteen-year-old Missouri boy who fell through the ice and was without vital signs for a full hour. While his mother prayed for the Lord to breathe life back...
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...
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...
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....