The Meaning of Marriage

"For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother and be joined to his wife; and the two shall become one flesh.”  Genesis 2:24   Yesterday was my 33rd Wedding Anniversary! Each anniversary I am forever grateful to God for the husband he gave me and for another year of marriage. An... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Seeing God in the Little Things

Matthew 19:14, Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”   Throughout the Labor Day weekend and this week our home has been a buzz of constant movement, noise, and activity. My in-laws traveled from Maryland and my second... Continue Reading →

How Will You Respond?

The Strong Willed Child Part 2 Proverbs 31:26,  “She opens her mouth with wisdom, and on her tongue is the law of kindness.” Just over a week ago I had the privilege to teach a beautiful group of women at a training retreat.  What made this retreat so special for me was to be there... Continue Reading →

The Strong Willed Child

Galatians 6:9, " Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we WILL reap a harvest if we do not give up." We spent the past weekend with our second daughter Hannah, her husband and two of our beautiful granddaughters. Upon our surprise arrival, we were greeted by two joy... Continue Reading →

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 →

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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