“Hold out your hand…”

Recently, I have been reading through the Gospel of Mark. About once a week, I take a few minutes of my quite time and read one chapter slowly and thoughtfully - my pen poised to underline anything that catches my heart. This is what I was doing a few mornings ago... This particular morning, I …

Getting to the Heart of Your Child’s Behavior – Guest author, Ginger Hubbard

Recently, I was given the wonderful opportunity to read and possibly endorse a revolutionary, new book. I was so impressed with Ginger Hubbard's I Can't Believe You Just Said That!, that I wanted to recommend this book to all of you, and allow her to speak directly to you on an issue about which she …

let them out. it’s okay

This post is for all the mommas out there...the ones watching their babies grow up right in front of their very eyes... the ones who don't know how to feel about the changes - welcomed or not - that keep whipping around the corner, aimed straight at our hearts. Yes, Momma, you - the one …

You are so loved

Jesus loves you! You don't have to do anything to gain His approval. You don't have to have a cleaner house, better behaved kids, or a longer Facebook friends list. He thinks you are worth dying for.  He wants to meet you right where you are. He knows that you need His help to serve …

Stand firm. March on.

When you are a child of God, there is nothing that Satan, the enemy of your soul, can do to separate you from Him [Romans 8]. This doesn't stop him from trying, though. One of the biggest and meanest ways he does this is to use fear tactics. He knows that if he can lie …

i fail, He doesn’t

1/12/17     As I am preparing workshops, I've been going back through notes and journal entries, older blog posts and saved websites. I came across this post from a couple of years ago, and I thought I'd bring it back to the front. I hope you are encouraged. Is failure a bad thing? I …

growing…my thoughts about new years

I have to be honest, New Year's resolutions flummox me. There have been years that I've joined the 99% of the world's population in declaring that I will make kick-butt changes with my diet and exercise routines, and, like 75% of that 99%, I've completely given up by Valentine's Day (the call of the chocolate …