I live close to the Great Smokey Mountains and they are beautiful. Being in the mountains brings a sense of peace, awe, and majesty. To see the colors change in the fall, the snow on the mountain tops in the winter and the green again in the spring is beautiful. I feel a sense of… Continue reading Mighty mountains
This is the week of Easter and I have, as an adult, had a fondness for this week. Along with Christmas it is the reason we have hope, the ultimate hope in Christ. I don't think we truly come to appreciate the week of Easter until we are older and understand the meaning of the… Continue reading Hosanna! The King is Coming!
What lengths would you go to get back something precious that you lost?
I think that we as a society struggle with the idea of forgiveness. We tend to hold a grudge towards others, especially when we fill we have been wronged and should have restitution. I find it's easier to forgive a spouse, children, family member, and close friends versus people I barely know or strangers. What… Continue reading Seventy times Seven
As we draw closer to the Christmas season the picture of the nativity starts to be seen in decorations, in stores, heard in songs, and seen on TV. Mary is such an iconic figure throughout history. Artists have painted her, sculptors have done renditions to capture her holy face, and she has been made a… Continue reading Mary: The call of a Lifetime
What is your deepest desire? What would you give to attain that desire you seek?
Have you ever taken the 5 Love Languages Test? Did you know that one of the love languages is affirmation? I do not speak the language of affirmation very well. It is number 4 or 5 on my list. If it is not on your radar this can be a hard thing for a person… Continue reading The Affirming Wife
I would bet most of us would answer the question do you serve or worship with I do both. Have you ever done one more so than the other? There needs to be a good balance in our spiritual life just as in daily life with work, kids, spouse, etc... Mary and Martha are examples… Continue reading How to be a Mary in a Martha world