Thanksgiving Blessings

Pausing to reflect on Praise not Perfection

This time of year is my absolute favorite!  I find myself daydreaming about my beautifully decorated house.  Smells and scents of a Thanksgiving feast.  A smile on my lips and joy in my heart as I am surrounded by a happy and healthy husband and adoring children.  Yes, this is how I picture the holiday. […]


Taking Care and Pausing to Rest

A Season of Quiet

It’s time to rest.  I have been feeling in my being for a while now, that it is time to hit the pause button. As I teach you through blogs and Bible studies to live obediently, so must I. The past three years have been busy and hard. Filled with diagnoses, recuperation, therapies and a […]


Worth the wait…

Making the wait time, God's time...

Waiting is hard.  We spend our lives waiting, don’t we?  We are all waiting for something. That is how life is. As children, we can’t wait to grow up, get a job; once we have the job, we can’t wait to change the job!  We wait as we find a mate; plan the wedding then wait for the […]

worth the wait

The Right Kind of Busy

For God or self?

We are busy.  We are constantly racing against the clock or deadline as we try to cram three days of tasks and errands into one twenty-four hour period.  There are many books and blogs that give us great tips and tricks on how to slow down, but very rarely do we address the actual root cause […]


Walking in Your Purpose

Wearing the shoes made for you...

The little girl looked adorable as she paraded about in the finest jewels and clothes she could find.  A strand of pearls hanging long from her neck.  A fashion scarf that goes down to her ankles…and those shoes!  High-heeled tortoise-skin platforms that were many sizes too big for her tiny feet. We have all seen her. […]


2016 – Year of Peace

As we begin the New Year, I wish to offer you a very special gift – the gift of Peace. Peace…it can be elusive. It can be all that we desire. Amid the many trappings of man, peace can sometimes be the one thing we crave and cannot seem to receive. Yet when we set […]


VICTORY through the Cross of Jesus

“Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me.” Matthew 16:24 Yesterday at mass, we celebrated the Exaltation of the Cross of Jesus Christ.  Reflecting during mass, I was reminded of the Victory that is ours through the cross of […]


Wives Submit to your Husbands

Submission. Why do we cringe at this word? This word should not surprise us.  Our earliest memories involve submitting to those with more authority than us.  We were taught right from wrong by our parents.  We submitted to the authority at the school – the teachers and principal.  We submitted to the authority in church, being ever […]