How Bad Do You Want It?

“I felt worse and worse about the job the more I thought about it. Driving home from the orientation, I passed by Sheetz. I wondered why the manager had not returned my phone call or called me in for a job interview.  I decided to make a U-turn, go in the store and meet her and inquire as to the status of my application.”

The Real Reasons My Daughter is Going to Public School

“I can learn from and be encouraged by my children. Many times their strengths reveal my weaknesses.  I don’t need to provide all the answers.  I just need to help point them to the sources where they can continue to grow and find them.”

Eat for Where You Are Going

“It’s great to turn to the Word of God when times are hard, but it’s even better to consistently read (and even meditate) on the Scriptures even when times are good. That way you will have the faith you need to stand during the crises that come, and believe me, they will come.”

10 Things to Stop (and Start) Saying

“Most people know the power of words, but yet, they don’t speak as if they do.  My spiritual father says often that if our lives depended on our words, most of us would already be dead.”

The Most Important Voice

“In other words, no matter how many negative words or reports you’ve heard, you can override them with the most important voice–your own.” 

Getting on Higher (or Lower) Ground

“How can you get on higher ground, or see things from the Lord’s perspective?  Well, the most important thing to do is to remember what He has already promised you.”

How Can I Be “That Daughter” Part 2

In my last blog I recalled my thoughts regarding how I can be a daughter that is not only loved by God, but pleasing as well.  These thoughts came about after reflecting on my daughters’ actions and attitudes while we were preparing to go out of town.  To read the blog in its entirety, you may find it…

How Can I Be “That Daughter” Part I

“If you run from the opportunities the Lord has determined to help you grow, your faith will stagnate.  If you proceed, it will grow.  It is just that simple.”

The Prodigal Turtle

Most Saturday mornings find me looking out of my breakfast nook window, but this morning I found a pleasant surprise–an Eastern box turtle diligently crawling through our backyard toward our house. It wasn’t the first one I have seen in the neighborhood.  I’ve seen some alive and unfortunately, a couple crushed in the street. I took a few moments to watch where he was going…

It’s Time For Your New Glasses!

“Forget about what’s happened; don’t keep going over old history. Be alert, be present. I’m about to do something brand new. It’s bursting out! Don’t you see it? There it is!” -Isaiah 43:19 (Message)