Guest Post: Life Interrupted

The following post is written by my daughter, Mary. I hope it is a blessing to you. "It's never too late to live a remarkable, inconvenient life given to the interruptions of now. That is what love is too: Love is the willingness to be interrupted." Ann Voskamp I read these words last night, and... Continue Reading →

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When You Need Some Light

This is what the Lord says, "I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them; I will turn their darkness into light before them and make the rough places smooth. These are the things I will do; I will not forsake them." ISAIAH 42:16 Three weeks... Continue Reading →

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A Day to Honor Fathers

"The glory of children is their father." Proverbs 17: 6 Yesterday we celebrated Father's Day, and I believe a father is the most important role in the family. Father's Day is a significant day in our home of eight daughters, currently four sons-in-law and three granddaughters. We are blessed this year to see the generational... Continue Reading →

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What Really Matters

“For Where Your treasure is there your heart will be also.”  Luke 12:34 I am almost 57 years old and never in my lifetime have I experienced what we as a world are currently facing. Who could have imagined what our President calls the “Invisible enemy” attacking and destroying lives as quickly as this virus?... Continue Reading →

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The Role of a Father: Part 2

"That you may fear the Lord your God, to keep all His statutes and His commandments which I command you, you and your son and your grandson, all the days of your life, and that your days may be prolonged. You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul,... Continue Reading →

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The Role of a Father: Part 1

“For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just, so that the Lord will bring about for Abraham what he has promised him.” Genesis 18:19 “Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become... Continue Reading →

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God Shall Supply All My Needs

"And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of His glory in Christ Jesus." Philippians 4:19 My last blog entitled “The Painful Goodbye” shared the story of my daughter Hannah saying goodbye to her soldier and my granddaughters saying goodbye to their Daddy for nine months. I closed with a post... Continue Reading →

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The Painful Goodbye

Psalm 73: 23-26, “Yet I am always with you; you hold me by my right hand. You guide me with Your counsel, and afterward you will take me into glory. Whom have I in Heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides You. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is... Continue Reading →

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Spiritual Fitness

“Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on a rock; and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it did not fall, for it was founded on the Rock.” Matthew 7:24-25... Continue Reading →

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Celebrating Our Freedom

As I reflect on our nation’s Fourth of July celebration and our time together with much of our family, I am so grateful! Grateful to be an American. What a privilege it is to be born in a nation established under Godly principles, as our pledge proclaims, “One Nation Under God.” Grateful for a God... Continue Reading →

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I Need My Daddy

“The name of the Lord is a strong tower, the righteous run to it and are safe.”               Proverbs 18:10 We just returned from our annual beach trip to Topsail Island, NC. It is a highlight each summer. This year was unique for a number of reasons. It was... Continue Reading →

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Joy To The World

“I will Joy in the God of my Salvation.” Habakkuk 3:18 I have come to realize life is a series of stories. True stories of our lives unfold each day filled with different events. Some of these events we plan for and others we do not. It is the unexpected events that give us the... Continue Reading →

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He is For You

  Psalm 105:1-4, “Oh give thanks to the Lord! Call upon His name; Make known His deeds among the peoples! Sing to Him, sing psalms to Him; Talk of all His wonderous works! Glory in His holy name; Let the hearts of those rejoice who seek the Lord! Seek the Lord and His strength; seek... Continue Reading →

The Importance of a Mom

“We will not hide them from their children, telling the generation to come, the praises of the Lord, and His strength and His wonderful works that He has done. For He established a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which He commanded our fathers, That they should make them known to their... Continue Reading →

The Christmas Blues 2019

Dear Readers, I felt compelled to post this once again. I believe the message is a powerful reminder for all of us. May we move into the New Year with hearts celebrating the gift of Jesus everyday. May our lives reflect the love, hope and joy that was displayed on the first Christmas Day. Luke... Continue Reading →

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