devotional, doubt, encouragement, faith

Fearless Faith and a Five-Dollar Bill

As a young wife and mom who worked full-time, hectic schedules and finances were a huge challenge. I’ll never forget the morning when my faith and the gas tank both dipped below “empty.” Running behind schedule as usual, I somehow managed to get the kids off to school on time, and then head to work.… Read More Fearless Faith and a Five-Dollar Bill

christian living, devotional, faith, shame

What If Everyone Found Out?

Shame. We’ve all felt it at one time or another, haven’t we? We’ve all done things we certainly wouldn’t expect to see announced in the church bulletin. Could you just imagine? “Pot-luck dinner Sunday at six, and speaking of pot, Sylvia used to smoke it, and sources say she still does.” Or how about this… Read More What If Everyone Found Out?

christian living, circumstances, devotional, encouragement, seasons

Can This Be Spring?

Does this look like spring to you? Emerald leaves swishing to and fro, dancing on soft breezes against a clear blue backdrop. Buzzing bees on bright yellow blooms, soaking in sunlit warmth. Wait a minute, the caption doesn’t exactly fit, does it? Try this one: Snowy-white, bare-treed, chill–to-the-bone freezing, with a side order of wind-chill.… Read More Can This Be Spring?