MORNING SIPS: You will get through it

I usually follow a reading plan in the mornings while sipping coffee. I've used many plans over the years, currently I am using a "One Year Bible" to help keep me on track. But some days I get side tracked. Well, lots of days I get side tracked and not always for the right reasons. … Continue reading MORNING SIPS: You will get through it

When Life throws you Mud bombs

For the last several years, my church holds an annual women's event called "CAPTIVATE". We are always blessed with great speakers, not the least of them being our Pastor's wife Ginelle Payne. Or as her husband likes to call her "Nellie on Fire" because she is 100% a "firecracker" for God! Gosh I love that … Continue reading When Life throws you Mud bombs

You need a “jail break”

We've been talking about your jail cell for a long time.  How hard it is to live there, how stifling and oppressive it is.  You want out, but you feel trapped - bound - unable to escape.
You've cried yourself to sleep there countless nights.  You ache to breathe the fresh air and wander open spaces you hear visitors talking about.   Oh, the stories they tell!
Your longing to be free is so... (read more)

Spring Cleaning of the Heart

Rooms of my heart have been re-opened and spring-cleaned. And I learned something amazing about myself through this recent experience of discovering attraction, engaging in vulnerability, lowering the drawbridge of my heart, moderating emotions, honest communication, and prayerful discernment. I have changed! #faith #hope #renovation #dating