I need your help. It's easy

I Need Your Help

I need your help. It will only take two or three minutes of your time, but it could affect the family tree of another woman just like you for generations. Imagine: one simple action on your part affecting generations. That’s …

How's your attitude?

Is Your Attitude Showing?

As I prepare to attend the American Association of Christian Counselor’s World Conference this week, my friend and author Joanie Bruce agreed to stop by and spend some time with you. I’m so grateful! Thanks, Joanie!

Dear readers: Does your …

Why me, God?

Why Me, God?

I gritted my teeth and held my tongue. I didn’t want to, you understand. I wanted to lash out at this man before me who was unleashing his anger upon me. I wanted to strike back in kind. I wanted …

Warriors Bride FINALIST

Big News! An Award and a New Release

Wow! That’s my most descriptive word for last week. I kept spontaneously breaking out in Snoopy dances around my house because the news I received was that big. And I’m excited to share it all with you!

An Award Winning

Babbling Brooks Beware?

Not Just for the Babbling Brook

Condemnation. I could read it all over her, from her downward expression to her slumped shoulders. A verse had been placed before us, and the apparent truth in it hit her like a ton of bricks. We Christians are really …

Where was God?

Stuck by God’s Design

We were trapped in a mess we didn’t know how to escape. Our finances were in shambles. My husband Brian was seeking answers to major medical problems, but his commander believed he just wanted out of field duty. Brian’s job …

God lost His mind. Right?

Serving a Crazy God

You are crazy! Those were my first words to God. Yes, God. The Creator and Sustainer of the universe. The Alpha and the Omega. The Source of life and morality and goodness. At that moment, I was telling the One …

What does God expect?

God’s Will or Hard Work?

James 4:13Several years ago, I noticed a trend of adding the phrase Lord willing to any statement of plan. “Lord willing, I’ll meet you for lunch tomorrow,” or “If the Lord wills, I’ll be at your baby shower next week.”

Now …

Cease striving and know

Rest in the Midst of Chaos

It’d been a crazy week. You know, one of those if-it-could-go-wrong-it-did kinda weeks. Car problems which left five people trying to go in two or more directions while sharing one car. It was pay week, which meant groceries were dwindling. School …