calling, Encouragement for Women, serving, Time

Is There a Better Way to Tell Time?

No-Show. I’ve been guilty of it too, so no finger-pointing from this girl. We know how it goes. The I’ll try to make it results in I’m sorry I couldn’t make it. We have good intentions initially, but when go-time comes around, are we showing? Are we going? Try. It means to make an effort to… Read More Is There a Better Way to Tell Time?

emotions, Encouragement for Women, focus

Do We Allow Emotions to Get the Best of Us?

Can we  be real? We collectively spend an exorbitant amount of time struggling with feelings and emotions. One day we’re good, we’re getting it done. The next day we’re a blubbering mess. We don’t plan it that way and it often takes us by surprise. We say things like, “Where did that come from?” and… Read More Do We Allow Emotions to Get the Best of Us?

Encouragement for Women, Happy New Year

Why I Didn’t Get in the Car on New Year’s Day

I’m not one for cliches, are you? Of course we will wish each other a Happy New Year. It’s what we do. But I’m not one for evaluating the past and making promises for the future. Ones I can’t keep. Those resolutions never stick and who wants to set themselves up for failure? However… It… Read More Why I Didn’t Get in the Car on New Year’s Day

Christmas, Encouragement for Women

How to Find Joy in the Empty This Year

  They say my nest is empty. I never truly understood what it meant until now. It slipped in quietly while I wasn’t looking and it magnifies at Christmastime. There’s something about children in the house that adds a special dose of delight and wonder (and craziness) to the season like nothing else can. Decorating… Read More How to Find Joy in the Empty This Year

Encouragement for Women, faith

Feeling Like a Third Party to Your Email?

    Can I ask you a personal question? Ever feel like a third party to your own email? Maybe the question isn’t all that personal, but it’s what I’ve been feeling lately. I open my inbox and a dam breaks as I watch a flood of emails load one after another. They’re addressed to… Read More Feeling Like a Third Party to Your Email?

Encouragement for Women, esther, persecution

Are We a Moving Target?

Feeling a little picked off, ticked off, and worn out? It’s no wonder. We’re on the radar. We’re that bullseye on the target. Here’s why… I love the book of Esther. Can’t wait to meet her someday. She’s the true Queen of Hearts. Through the providence of God, she saved an entire people from total… Read More Are We a Moving Target?