Then and Now

Back then I thought that in order to be a “good” Christian, I needed to remove myself from anything that looked evil, smelled evil, acted evil, appeared to be evil.  No one pounded that thought into my head. Instead, my need to be perfect, my need to be...

goodbye 2017 . . . hello 2018

Many of you have already posted or tweeted or social media’d (you’re welcome for THAT new word) your OneWord focus or even your list of goals for 2018.  I’m late to the game. Partially because I’ve been revamping my website and partially...

happy birthday to me

So I’m 46 today. Honestly, 46 isn’t a special birthday – I’m not 40 (been there done that) and I’m not 50 (dear Lord that’s so close I can’t even think about it right now). I’m just 46. But this past year, especially...

Desert Seasons and 2nd Chances

There’s something so amazing about 2nd chances.  Maybe something happened and your world crumbled because you messed up, failed or maybe, just maybe it wasn’t your fault at all. But you walk away from that particular situation/season and wonder,...

I can’t help falling in love with you

It’s been quite the journey. We’ve weathered severe storms, a couple of dry spells, a blizzard or two and maybe a small earthquake here or there. But the sunny, breezy, warm days have far outweighed those dreary ones, my love. I’ve been thinking...