The final straw…

So, there could have been a lot of things that spurred a change in my behaviors. My father had serious heart problems, a massive heart attack at 54 (quadruple bypass and a valve replacement) and passed away at 63. That could do it. But it doesn't. My brother recently suffered a mild heart-attack at 57. He lives near me. I see the changes he's making. Maybe it should be that. All these wake up calls. But it wasn't. It was something much simpler, much more vane. A tennis bracelet. My wrist is so thick, I cannot wear my tennis bracelet. I can't wear any bracelets.

What do I say?

This is a question I am asked often. As a Christian, what do I say to my Mormon friend to help them accept Christ? That’s such an interesting question. I understand the depth of emotion behind it, really, I do, but it implies there’s a magic bullet.  Abra cadabra {insert magic word here} and voila …

That tug…

You know the feeling. That tug on your heart when you are being called to step into a new chapter, or to go to the next step in an existing chapter of life. We can try to ignore it, escape it, but it continues to pop up at every turn, in your dreams, during random …

Overflow…

I have been waiting for this weekend for what feels like months. My church hosts an annual retreat in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina every year. It's a weekend away with 100+ women feasting on the Word and learning from and about each other. I love retreat weekend. But, not every woman can go away. Family …

God wink…

Happy New Year. Today marks the first day of 2022. And I am excited to start a new year with a fresh slate. I have to admit, I've been saddened by so many of the comments on social media regarding 2021. 2021 was overall a good year for me. It wasn't perfect, or even what …

Covid — Round 2

At the end of 2019 my husband and I both came down with a nasty virus of "some kind". It presented like the flu - 4 days of fever, chills, just plain old awfulness. From there it became more of a sinus thing and eventually, for me any way, it dropped into my chest. After …