What’s the Rush?

So they hurried off  and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby,  who was lying in the manger. Luke 2:16 Hurry. It seems that’s all we do lately. And so we are often encouraged to slow down, be still. And yet there is a time to hurry- ~Zacchaeus, filled with…

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You’ve Got The Power!

When my sister-in-law finally upgraded to a smartphone, she raved to me about one app – the “Notes” app. It thrilled her to record her shopping list on her phone. My jaw dropped. With all the apps out there that do truly amazing things, I was dumbfounded that all she…

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How Can We Know God’s Will?

  The question of the day – most every day – for those who desire to follow God. How can I know God’s will?  Choices are not always crystal clear no matter how strong our desire to follow God’s plan. The Apostle Paul provides a clue in two of the…

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Fear Is A Four Letter Word

For as long as I can remember, that four letter word fear has been a most unwelcome companion of mine, a curse you might say. I’ve tried to raise my children to be strong in the face of fear so that they would not have to deal with some of…

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How To Run The Race

  Like so many others, I was captivated by the Olympics earlier this month. There were the major stories – gold medals for the fastest man alive, the most decorated Olympian, the first African-American all around gymnast. You know their names without my sharing them – Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps,…

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