Category Archives: love

Powerful stuff!

What is it that can cause a tribal woman to decide to not eat her children today or any day? (yes, you read that right!) What is it that can grow limbs, open deaf ears, even produce pupils and irises when eyeballs are completely white? What is it that can feed 12,000 people bread and [...]

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Blessed or Stressed?

I was touched to tears the other day. As many of you know, I had been traveling for the past month. One of the places I stayed was in lovely Encinitas, CA, for about 3 weeks in my cousin and husband’s new, totally custom built home with sprawling ocean views. Not only is this house [...]

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Be Encouraged as You Approach This New Year

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! What is your approach to this new year?  Gleeful anticipation?  Armed with new resolutions? Ho-hum apathy? Down and out discouragement? Whatever it is, I would like to pass on to you a passage our pastor encouraged us with yesterday. 1 Cor 2:9 “… as it is written, eye has not seen, nor [...]

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Before You Make That New Years Resolution

I don’t know about you, but this is a very pensive time of year for me. Christmas makes me reflect a little differently about our Lord and New Years brings a sense of increased hope and energy for what’s to come.Before I actually think too much about next year and what it will bring, I [...]

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A Reflection on Christmas Guilt and Giving

Ok, the presents are packed away and the bills are coming in. Well, I’m not here to tell you that you overspent or not.  I doubt you need anyone to tell you that! But I would like to address the frustration that often puts undue stress on us.  Sometimes we blame cultural expectations for this [...]

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Amazing video of God’s outrageous love

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Wanna Get Happy?

Pursuing happiness does not get us happiness. But what does?

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Where is favor when your heart is broken?

Good Morning and Happy Monday! Can I be candid with you?  It’s a little difficult for me to get started this week.  The skies just let loose a torrent of rain, casting a dull gray veil on what would otherwise be vibrant greens, purples, and reds.  Hmm.. Interesting. You see, for a while now, I [...]

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It’s Java, Jammies, and Jesus time!

Hi Friends! Spring has sprung up here in western New York, and though the cliche can get old, for me, the feeling of newness each year never does. In fact, in Spring, I find it so much easier to see the buds of new attitudes and perspectives that the Lord has been cultivating in me [...]

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God’s Word for 2010!

Need a word from God to start you year off right? Feel free to use mine!

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