A truly safe phone for kids – 24 hour deal

Once you open the door to smartphones, it’s hard to close it. Once the door is opened, you begin the process of continually learning no amount of restrictions and monitoring are effective in truly keeping our kids safe. As I’ve shared before, we’ve tried dumbed down smartphones, flip phones, iPods, and have found none to […]

A check in on the year’s goals

At the end of 2019 I made two decisions. First, I would be purposeful in key areas in 2020. Second, I would read 100 books in 2020. This week I decided to check in on these goals to see how I’ve fared as we round the corner towards the final 2 months of 2020. Many […]

A Wonder-filled Life in Christ

I had the honor of speaking at the Blessed Christian Women’s Event recently. Five speakers were given a theme verse. Psalm 139:14 “I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Your works are wonderful. I know that full well.” As I prayed about what God would have me share, He drew my attention […]

Replacing fear with fear

The first sentence I wrote in my prayer journal this morning: “Lord, thank you that you are a God who speaks!” Do you listen for God’s voice? Do you look for what He is teaching you? God is unchanging, but what He teaches us changes as we find ourselves in new circumstances, struggles, or seasons. […]

What Controls Your Heart? A Conversation With God.

God’s Word truly is living and active. We serve a LIVING God! Join me inside the pages of my journal and quiet time with God….. I opened to Colossians 3 and read verses 12-17. Then I wrote in my journal: “Lord, you are showing me ‘thanks’ ‘be thankful’.” Col 3:15 And let the peace of […]

Stay strong til the end

January 2016 God woke me with the names Hilkiah and Josiah. I didn’t know who they were so I went to the Bible. God had been speaking to me in dreams for about 4 months when He showed me these names. I spent a good deal of time reading about these 2 and trying to […]