As a member of Christian Women Speakers (click here to see my link), I was pleased to share my passion for Recognize and Remember with Marnie, the founder of Christian Speakers. We talk about journaling, recording our prayer concerns, leaving a legacy and studying the scriptures. I would be honored if you would take a few minutes to listen and let … [Read more...] about Sharing my passion with Marnie of Christian Women Speakers
We see beauty in various sections of our lives ... In the faces of the people we love In nature as we view the Grand Canyon or the fireflies in our back yard When we behold a magnificent masterpiece of art, music or a great communicator Or in the dailiness of life - the smell of our freshly poured coffee, the giggles of the … [Read more...] about Where is Beauty truly Revealed?
My birthday is coming up! Birthdays are tricky, the older one gets. Rather than desiring the latest gadget or new fashions, I crave time with my loved ones and warm words from friends. But that's not to say I don't like gifts. (It's just that I need less and less "things", and I value the relationships more and more.) In fact, gifts mean a … [Read more...] about Birthday Giveaway!
Mary is an impressive woman – young or old. God obviously thought so too as He called her favored among all women. Her expectations for her entire life were disrupted, yet she was able to immediately say … “May it be to me as You have said.” She responds with these words of trust and faith to the God she serves without knowing how Joseph or her … [Read more...] about Accepting God’s Plan
There is nothing pleasant about surrendering. Surrender means that you did not get what you desired, your plans did not work, or simply that you lost. Several years ago, my husband and I visited Appomattox, VA which is where General Lee surrendered the Confederate army in the civil war to General Grant. As we visited this landmark, I told … [Read more...] about Surrender is never easy….
I can feel when it approaches. Anxiety and worry fill my mind and often I lash out at the ones I love. I start to control anything and everything, including things that I shouldn't. My sleep is interrupted with concern. After feeling miserable (and making others miserable), I realize that I have allowed my enemy FEAR to overwhelm again! The … [Read more...] about What to Do When Fear Overwhelms