A little girl had a hamster that had gotten out of his cage and when the hamster was found it appeared to be completely healthy and happy. She placed her hamster back into his home, but he would not move – he just sat there. He didn’t eat, play or
After dropping my daughter off at school one morning I felt an urge to not go home right away. I drove around looking for a place a friend told me about. I couldn’t find it but soon came to a small park where I saw some homeless people. “All they
As a parent, do you ever feel like a “no” machine? As much as I thought that would never by my parenting style, I find I say “no” a lot more than I’d like. I am not talking about the moments when a “no” is important, I am referring to
Don’t click till you hear me out! I love sharing a deep relationship with Jesus just as I like sharing deep relationships with people. I go deep quick. You will never hear me chat about the weather or work. It’s not in me. I’m authentic; I love heart-to-heart talks and
It doesn’t matter where I go—people think I work there. It’s been this huge inside joke that I’ve shared with God for years. Like—what’s up with that? But it’s true. People just approach me everywhere I happen to be. They think I know stuff. They think I can help them.
Today I am filling my soul by reading from Lynn Donovan. She writes on her blog…. “Sitting in church last Sunday, I read Acts 2 and felt the Holy Spirit cover me with revelation. God spoke to my spirit and said, “Lynn, I’m pouring out my spirit on all flesh. I’m
Growing up, I didn’t have the nature to be motivated by a, “Because I said so.” It may be because I’m strong willed. It may be because I had too much tenacity for a gal my size. “Because I said so,” simply never worked out (for my parents or myself).
This March, 2017, is twenty-five years of married life. As I pondered my husband and our spiritually mismatched marriage this month, the Holy Spirit revealed something utterly unexpected and peculiar … a letter. A letter to my husband as I see him in the future. When I See You In
As a mother, sometimes I feel like a broken record. “Please put your stuff where it belongs.” “Use your nice words please.” “Where are your shoes?” I often wonder if anything I say is sinking in. Then God gives me those moments where I hear one of my daughters say
The colder weather in California recently got me to thinking about when I used to live in Fairbanks, Alaska. I remember the winters being very dark and very, very COLD. Negative 80 degrees cold. You could take a cup of steaming hot coffee throw it up in the below-freezing