COMBATING THE WINTER BLUES

I am a sunshine girl.  I love the sun!  I love being able to wear fun clothes, high heels, colorful handbags.  Summer is my happy time.  It brings laughter, festivals, fairs, travels.  But it isn’t summer, now. Summer is still a few months away (insert sad face here).  But… (insert smile face here)  I do…

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LET US CELEBRATE!

It is easy to get swept up with the frenzy that can become the Christmas season.  There are gifts to buy, decorations to hang, perhaps travel plans to make, cakes and cookies to bake.  This is also the time of the year, most of us volunteer at various charity houses.  Yes, this time of the…

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OH, THOSE ‘T’ WORDS!

Troubles, trials, testings, temptations; why are they here?  Why cannot life be sunshine and roses always?  Why must life be fraught with such difficult and desperate times?  Do we respond to trials with depression, dejection and despondency? (Did you notice that somehow the “t” words brought about the “d” words?) Most Christians know that God never promised…

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TICK…TICK…TICK…TICK

TIME, there are many phrases that include that word,’time’. A few of my favorite are ‘time flies’, ‘in the nick of time’, ‘time will tell’, ‘only a matter of time’.   Time has even been given an gender; ‘father time’. This year is seemingly moving at the speed of light. Why does time seem to move…

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PRAY

Recently I had the privilege of participating in a nationwide prayer event hosted by True Women 2016.  The theme was Cry Out.  Usually, when children are asked the question, “what is prayer?” the most common response is ‘prayer is talking to God’. But prayer is more than just a one-sided conversation, isn’t it? Very few of…

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THERE SHE GOES…

From homeschool to college…; ‘who wud have thunk it!’  From: so you think you can homeschool? And: are you not afraid, they will not be socialized? And the cashier at the grocery chain testing their knowledge at the checkout, after the inevitable; why are you not at school?  To the raised eyebrows and strange looks.…

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