Necessary Endings–Part 1

Glorious Monday morning, friends! I trust that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving Day, but I also hope that you’re still thanking God with each breath you take and with each move you make. Thanksgiving is not a one day affair — though the world would have you believe that. We have lips to praise him…

Bookmarked, Dog-Eared, Rooted

Glorious Sunday morning! As I sit in my favorite spot for writing, it’s still dark outside, so my drapes are pulled shut. The only thing cunning enough to travel through those panels is the rhythmic drip, drip, dripping of the soft rain playing a medley of sorts outside my window. Normally, the panels are pushed…

SHAKE, Shake, shake – Part 4

Now that the Shake-ing has stopped and you have the key, free your mind. Your PRISON is your mind. It’s a powerful warden appointed by the one whose mission is to steal your joy, kill your dreams, and destroy your life. Free your mind of the chains that hold you in place — the chains…

SHAKE, Shake, shake — Part 3

Now that the SHAKE-ing has stopped, you can breathe. As you endured the sinking sand, the muck and the mire, and the trials of many kinds, you felt helpless. You held your breath and prayed to God in desperation, begging him to stop the SHAKE-ing. Because he loves you, the SHAKE-ing continued — pummeling you,…

SHAKE, Shake, shake

Everybody knows somebody who is always going through it, and they must tell everybody about what it is that they’re going through. From the time she was a little girl ’til her 30th class reunion, she has been going through it. Everybody knows somebody who is perpetually hanging in there, taking it day by day,…

The Difference – Day 2 of 2

Welcome back, friends. When we last spoke, I mentioned an antidote, a recipe, or a solution to the dilemma we sometimes face when others seek to demean, diminish, or destroy us with their words and actions. We’ll get to that in a minute, but first I’d like to share some exciting news. You may have…

Happy New Year

May your year be filled with an abundance of love, joy, and peace. May blessings abound!

Keep Moving

Good morning, friends! Thanks for stopping by before heading to work or school. If you’re off today or doing a little Christmas shopping, I won’t keep you long.┬áIf you’ve been following my blog since its inception in 2015, you know that I love telling stories about how God speaks to me. He just meets me…

Day 23 – Your Debut

Today is the day you’ve been waiting for — the emergence of your new self. The first thing I want you to do is to take a deep, cleansing breath. Inhale, and then exhale through your mouth. You have now taken your first breath as a new creation — an ever-evolving conduit of God’s love….