“I seem to have hit a wall,” she said. “I was doing so well, but now, I don’t know. I seem stuck. And I can’t figure out why.” She sounded so discouraged. My sweet friend is a recovering addict. She just began her journey to sobriety and health about six months ago. She is doing remarkably well. But she feels… Read More
If You Move to the Desert…Ask for a Pool
I’ve told my husband that if he ever moves me to Phoenix we’ll have to have a pool. Have you been to Phoenix? It’s hot! Now I live in Arizona. But not all things are equal in Arizona. Especially the temperatures. I live in the southeastern tip of Arizona, less than 50 curvy miles from the Mexican border. And while you’d think… Read More
Could It be Time to Get Up Off the Ground?
Let’s be clear. There is no glory in prolonged grief. There is no reward for the one who grieves the hardest or longest. Even when you are grieving over your own sin there is no crown for skipping the dance and remaining in your mourning clothes. Jesus is well acquainted with grief and is a sweet comfort in our time… Read More
Because Hurt People Hurt People
Quite honestly I was still licking my own wounds when I heard about hers. And my wounds had been inflicted by her words, her careless treatment of my family and her unfounded attack on my husband’s character. But when my husband received the phone call telling him about the distress she was in, he did what he always does. He… Read More
Want to Know the Key to a Healed Heart?
Do feel like you’ve lost too much to ever forgive the one who hurt you? Oh friend, let me share this amazing key to healing with you! It’s right there in Genesis 33:1-11 and I’d love the opportunity to tell you about it. But if you haven’t watched the first video in this 3-part series, I suggest you start here…. Read More
It’s a Vlog Post!!! A Vlog Series, in Fact!
After I read Genesis 33 for the humpteen billionth time this morning something new caught my eye. In fact, several something news caught my eye. And I was so full of stuff I wanted to share with you that I thought it best to pull out the video camera and talk it out rather than type it out. Today I’m… Read More