How Could He?
How Could He?

How could he do it? Why, after all he had seen and done did he succumb? When had his mind been sabotaged? Where was his heart? What was he thinking? The list of questions I ask myself when I read the story of Aaron and the golden calf. As Moses’ right hand man and a […]

You Can Be Sure Of This
You Can Be Sure Of This

If you had asked my kids when they were young, which Bible verse reminds you of your mother, I know which one they would have chosen. The one I quoted most often. Why? Because it was a verse that proved itself true time and time again. It would have been Numbers 32:23. “…Be sure your […]

Love and Acceptance
Love and Acceptance

The chocolate lab puppy had paws the size of my hands. They were prominent on his chubby frame, rounded face and short stocky legs. His name was Jack. “If you ever breed him, I want one of his puppies,” I said to my friends. They called two years later. They had puppies! I visited their […]

And The Winner Is….
And The Winner Is….

My son’s state championship football game was ready to start. Both teams were geared up and anticipating a win. The bleachers filled and excitement mounted. The opposing team won the coin toss and chose to receive. The football was kicked as the game roared to life. They scored and then scored again. First quarter ended […]

Uprooted and Replanted
Uprooted and Replanted

Recently a tree in our front yard was removed. It had become top-heavy and leaning over. The roots were beginning to rip through the ground. Although it had served as a shade cover and been the home for many bird nests the tree needed to go. There are times a tree needs to be uprooted. […]

Blind Spots
Blind Spots

Our family had just finished dinner and we were lounging in the living room. Sitting on the love seat my nine year old daughter was drinking a can of Mountain Dew. Next to her was my six year old son.  Alarmed, he blurted out, “Brittany! Do you not know that Mountain Dew will lower your […]

Around the World in 80 Days
Around the World in 80 Days

No, we have not traveled around the world but………. In the last 80 days Don and I:   Had our company secretary walk out. Had no passwords, job notes, or instructions. Discovered our money had been grossly mishandled. Uncovered debt we had no knowledge about. Depleted our savings to save the company. Had friendships ruined because […]

If I Had Three Wishes
If I Had Three Wishes

If I had three wishes they would be: 1.     Nobody would ever have to feel grief. 2.     Everybody had a relationship with Jesus. 3.     Eternity would begin today. I wish nobody had to ever feel grief. Recently while my husband and I were standing outside ICU doors, they suddenly burst open and a family practically […]

Hit By A Wave
Hit By A Wave

Asking for help, prayer or support does not come easy for me. I think I should be strong, prepared and a pillar of faith. But I am not….. This summer began as usual anticipating fun days, time off, short trips, relaxation and no worries. It was like a much anticipated beach day; cooler weather, sand between […]

Losing Control
Losing Control

Know or Go is a suspenseful game played on a few TV shows. Standing on a lifted platform a person is asked a question. If they answer correctly they remain upright. If they answer wrong, the flooring drops out from beneath them and they fall into oblivion. Watching the contestants some are so nervous anticipating […]