“I don’t need Jesus! My shift is almost over,” giggled the cashier who was scanning my New Year’s Eve treats. She was right about one thing. Her shift was almost over. I had dashed into the nearest grocery store just before closing time to pick up a few last minute celebratory snacks for ringing in … [Read more...] about Who Needs Jesus?
“Do you think you can eat some breakfast this morning?” My husband and I gently urged our nine year old daughter to look at the hospital menu. “French toast sounds good,” she replied, to our delight. Looking at the options, we asked if she wanted berries and whipped cream with it. “Yes!” Was … [Read more...] about Whispers of Hope
My family loves to travel, and my husband often reminds me that anticipation is an integral part of the overall experience. Booking a spur of the moment cruise or snagging a last minute deal on flights just isn’t as fulfilling to him as planning and researching for months ahead of time. I suppose … [Read more...] about Waiting on God
Finding God in ordinary places Part 7 It had been two years since God assured me that he could reach my husband and that he was working in his life. The problem was, although I believed God, I just wasn’t seeing anything encouraging. It was a Wednesday morning and I was talking to God. I … [Read more...] about God at Work
"I am a stay-at-home mom," I’d reply when asked “What do you do?” And I loved it - being a wife, mom, housekeeper, baker, taxi, and home-organizer. Even though some days were challenging and tiring, in my heart, I loved all of it. It was my passion. It had been my desire since I was a little girl. I … [Read more...] about A Way in the Wilderness
Finding God in ordinary places Part 6 I am sure that Satan often saves his best offensive moves for Sundays, especially on the way to church. This particular Sunday, my kids who usually behave pretty well in the car, were bickering. I don’t know who was touching who but it was obviously a … [Read more...] about Meeting God at Church