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

age, beauty, Encouragement for Women, grace, provider

Are We Aging Well?

  Any new wrinkles lately? Girlfriend, I can relate. I’ve wondered, and I’m sure you have too, why God designed these jars-of-clay bodies to age. We spend time and money trying to turn back time—trying to hold on to a more youthful appearance. It’s pretty ironic really. It’s like trying to go back to our… Read More Are We Aging Well?

Encouragement for Women, resolve

Can We Resolve a Downward Spiral?

Do you know someone in a downward spiral? You may feel like giving up. You may feel like you’ve recited so many Bible verses, if they don’t get it by now, oh well. I know how that feels, and truth is, sometimes I don’t get it either. Hello plank in my own eye. Yet, our… Read More Can We Resolve a Downward Spiral?

acceptance, grace, Jesus, shame, testimony

Good-Bye Shame, You’ve Been Replaced by Grace

For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.                                            … Read More Good-Bye Shame, You’ve Been Replaced by Grace

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?