Character, Discipline, Excellence, Faith, worship

The Most Important Thing

Do you get distracted easily? Whew! I thought it was just me. I’m glad I’m not the only one. The most distractions come when I try focusing on something especially important to me—time in prayer and Bible study. Thoughts that definitely could wait a while inevitably come and remind me to do something today. So,… Continue reading The Most Important Thing

Character, Excellence, Faith

Off with the Old, On with the New

Some days wearing the old clothes just feels so good. The holey t-shirt. The oversized sweatshirt. The ragged jeans. The worn-out slippers. So cozy and comfortable. The familiar scent. The sentimental memories. Just makes you feel so warm and comfy. Then the day comes when you have to make a decision to get rid of… Continue reading Off with the Old, On with the New

Character, Discipline, Excellence, Faith

Who Are You When No One is Looking?

It is believed that the work, “The Invisible Man” is an exploration of examining a man’s character. It asks the personal question, Would I be the same person if I knew I could get away with anything? Being invisible allowed the main character to act out without any consequences to himself. Dwight L. Moody touched… Continue reading Who Are You When No One is Looking?

Character, Creativity, Excellence, Influence

Character: The Key Ingredient

We have a very talented young lady in our community who started her own bakery business, Sweet Dreams Bakery. She makes the most beautiful, creative, and delicious creations. But what would happen to the taste if the combination of ingredients going into making the delectable delight was not as divine? What if the appearance and… Continue reading Character: The Key Ingredient

Character, Excellence, Faith, Prayer, Purpose

Purpose in the Waiting

There is so much we can learn in times of waiting. Thankfully, we have examples of people in the Bible who waited for what was to come. Abraham waited over 25 years for the long-awaited promised son used to birth the nation of Israel. Joseph was betrayed and sold by his brothers and imprisoned for… Continue reading Purpose in the Waiting

Character, Creativity, Discipline, Excellence, Faith, Family, Purpose

Love God … Love Others

Love is ... I love my hubby, my son, my new daughter, my family. I love coffee, tea, and food. I love the mountains. And I love the cutest of God’s animal creatures — kitty cats, of course! It’s great to tell you what I love. But how do I show it? Spending time with… Continue reading Love God … Love Others

Boldness, Character, Excellence, Family, thankfulness

Top Ten

My husband and son occasionally play a game called “Top Ten.” Top Ten books, songs, movies, NFL players, restaurants, best places to hike, best road trips. And let’s not forget the Top Ten songs by Jeremy Camp (my son’s absolute favorite hero). Even though I don't have the creativity to make such a game exciting,… Continue reading Top Ten