Seven Things to Wear that Won’t Go Out of Style

Who would have thought that I would one day call the 1980s the ‘good ole days’?  The fashions that I like to wear are way out of style by today’s standards.  I sing music that was contemporary in my teens but is now classic, and I date myself by the references and examples I use…

Three Thoughts from Hebrews 11

If we want to leave a legacy, we should live our faith. (Hebrews 11:4) Faith doesn’t always reveal the destination, but it always starts a journey. (Hebrews 11:8) When the patriarchs of the faith left their country, it was no longer on their mind.  Instead, they looked ahead to a new life, a new home,…

Solid Ground

Everyday my life is changing; New ambitions steal my heart. Everyday this world is calling me to hurry, take a part in all the expectations that pull me from His way. God, my Father, never changes. True and Faithful is His name. From beginning to the end of my days He is always, always the…

What is My Cross?

Luke 9:23 – And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me. Mama. Mama. Mama! Mothers of young children sometimes just want to change their title.  The constant demand for attention and the need for love and care…

Anticipation

Anticipation – The calling of my heart to that which lies beyond me; Eternal shores that beckon saying there is more to come. Anticipation – The subtle distant feeling – not quite sorrow, not quite joy – but a knowing in my heart that I am not yet home. Anticipation – Looking forward to a…

How Can I Know What God Wants for Me?

I have been in school my entire life, with years of taking classes and years of teaching students.  I am constantly learning new techniques, gathering information, perfecting programs, refining my understanding, and researching new terms and ideas. Because that is what it takes to do my job, to teach well. Look at any profession.  The…

Is it Time to Take Flight?

Walking on a pier that meanders along the edge of a bay is a great way to begin a day.  On this day, the still water reflected the rising sun, and the air had yet to take on the heat of the early summer day. As I walked, I noticed a sea gull walking on…

SHINE!

Morning Star, sweet Light of Heaven, Life and Love that shine on me, Let Your Glory be my beacon now and for eternity. As Your brightness splits my darkness, As Your life is born in me, Let my life be pure reflection – Your grace visible in me. Let Your light shine in and through…