Monday Morning Prayer

“Dear brothers and sisters, be patient as you wait for the Lord’s return. Consider the farmers who patiently wait for the rains in the fall and in the spring. They eagerly look for the valuable harvest to ripen. You, too, must be patient. Take courage, for the coming of the Lord is near. Don’t grumble … Continue reading Monday Morning Prayer

4 + 4 = 8 (Always!)

This school year I've had the privilege of teaching children with special needs, specifically children who are delayed leaners. Everyday is a challenge for them. What they know one day they might not know the next, so I teach the same things over and over and pray one day it sticks! Repetition is the name … Continue reading 4 + 4 = 8 (Always!)

Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda Thoughts

At least once a day or more, my mind is bombarded with “woulda, coulda, shoulda” thoughts. Oftentimes these thoughts distract and derail me from being fully engaged in my day because my mind is dwelling on the past few minutes or hours. It’s hard to let go of mistakes made, ill-spoken words, times of being … Continue reading Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda Thoughts

Examine, Repent, Return, REPEAT

The church needs revival and revival begins with you and with me. Who hasn’t heard or said that before? More times than not, we’re eager to admit and agree “the church” needs revival, but what good does that do if we’re not willing to examine our own hearts? What good does it do if we … Continue reading Examine, Repent, Return, REPEAT

All Riled Up!

When was the last time you got riled up without hearing all the facts? Every day people are becoming more skeptical and untrusting over the dumbest things! "Jumping" to conclusions has become the latest exercise! We have ceased to believe the best in people and automatically assume the worst. Giving people the benefit of the … Continue reading All Riled Up!