We could be in this together

I’ve often wondered what the week after Easter was like for the first disciples.  His resurrection changed everything—and still could. Easter 2020  I told my husband, Jim, “This will be the only Easter of my life that I hear an Easter sermon and then go back to sleep.”  His response: “That’s probably a good idea.”  […]

Begin with a good deed

January 1 is always an important day, especially when it’s the first day of a new decade.  What are your thoughts as you contemplate the next ten years? I’ve been especially contemplative this year. This decade will mark a great deal of change in our lives. But then, we could say that about every decade […]

The One Who Invented Christmas

The house was finally quiet after a wonderfully chaotic Thanksgiving Day.  My daughter-in-law Candice suggested we watch one of her favorite Christmas movies, The Man Who Invented Christmas. The movie is based on the life of Charles Dickens as he penned his most famous novel, A Christmas Carol. The movie was a fascinating look at […]

Best Practices for God’s people

It’s been months since I made the mistake. So why did I wake up thinking about it today? That’s how God gives blog nudges and authors a message to teach.  The problem with this one is that I have to be my own illustration.  I only needed a few things  It’s been months since I […]

It Was a Life Lesson

I have always appreciated the speaker I heard one Sunday night about thirty years ago. He taught me a lesson that changed my life, and one I have passed on to others many times since. I wish I knew his name, but I look forward to the moment in heaven when I can tell him, […]