But for the Grace of God

This time of year can be especially difficult. The daylight is shorter. The weather is typically colder. Special gatherings are taking place all around. My heart is tender to suffering of every kind. I'm sure you've experienced loss and suffering. I have had my share of loss as well. Reading through my journal I came …

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Impaired . . .

It was about eleven o'clock one evening and I was driving home in my cute little light blue two door coupe with my sunroof open. I was in the passing lane and the first car stopped at a red light. There was a BMW beside me and an older pickup truck behind the BMW. It was a quiet Texas evening and not many cars were on the road. I can't really recall what made me look up, but I did. There, in my rearview mirror, I see . . .

Tarnished

When I was a little girl we had "polishing day". Back then when I heard the words calling from my momma's lips you could see my eyes roll in the back of my head and subsequently hear the heavy sigh or deep scoff slide boldly from my mouth. Guaranteed there was a lot of work …

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No Coincidences

Whether it's the glow of the moon or the rays of the sun this is the image my husband and I are blessed to see each day. This time of year and especially today, Good Friday, I reflect back on a time in history far before I was born. I remember with tears, smiles, joy, …

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Invisible

I remember her, that girl that wanted to disappear. She didn't want anyone to notice her. She didn't want to engage conversation with anyone. She most certainly did not want to make eye contact with anyone. What did she want? She wanted to be looked over, passed up, forgotten. She did not believe she was …

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Compromise

Last year our Pastor Joe Champion of Celebration Church in Georgetown, Texas delivered a powerful word “The Single Life Struggle” in the series "The Relationship Struggle".  Single or married, relationships can be a challenge and a struggle at times.  If they're not, one might argue that you've never been in a real relationship. They can …

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On Trial

When I was a single mom to my three boys, life was far from easy especially when they were teenagers.  I was reminded of that again today when my middle son sent a Tweet out this morning that sent me into a spirit of reflection and abundant thanksgiving.  With his permission I will let Kyle …

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