Sometimes I spend so much time thinking about something…mulling it over, worrying about it, investigating it, even talking out loud about it…that I feel like I’ve surely prayed about it. If you were to ask me if I’d prayed about it, I would almost assuredly insist that I had. I did…didn’t I? But I haven’t. I haven’t actually prayed about… Read More
When You’re in Unfamiliar Territory…and Go Dawgs!
I had anticipated such a magical day when my husband and I took our daughter Abby and our son Daniel to visit my alma mater during the Christmas holidays. I had purchased four tickets to the University of Georgia vs. Clemson men’s basketball game (we all four love college hoops!), checked online to see if my favorite greasy spoon diner was still in operation and… Read More
Will You Have a Blue Christmas?
Can we all agree that most years Christmas truly is “the most wonderful time of the year?” But for some people this Christmas could prove to be one of the most trying times of the year. If you’ve lost a loved one, the empty space just deepens during Christmas. If you’re struggling financially, the dollars stretch even thinner during Christmas…. Read More
When You Need Your Father
My very first memory must be from about 3 or 4 years old. I was running down the street on which we lived, my daddy close behind me, and I tripped. I lurched forward to land on my knees and elbows. Beyond that, all I remember is my daddy picking me up, soothing me and rushing me back to our… Read More
Healing Words – A New Blog Series
In the beginning…well, just after the beginning…the world broke. We broke it. And we were broken, too. Ever since then we’ve experienced the pain and grief and ache of sick, deformed, malfunctioning and broken…bodies, relationships, families, minds, hearts, spirits, churches, dreams, etc. But the good news is that even before He formed the earth and laid it on its foundations,… Read More
Why It’s Time to Change the Question
I’ve stared at this blank page for a long time trying to figure out how I could paint the picture without including details, but I can’t. And so I won’t. You see once again I found myself asking “Why?” The rest of the question isn’t really significant, I suppose. The beginning is what we all have in common. We’ve all… Read More