This morning my daily flip calendar called She Lives, She Loves, She Laughs reads, “Aren’t you tickled pink to be the joy of God’s heart…the reason for His happy song?” It has truly left me wondering, how could I possibly be the joy of God’s heart?  I am such a mess!  How could a mess […]

No Calendar.  No To-Do List.  No watch.  No Facebook.  No emails.  Not even any books to read.  Just time away. It was four days of refueling, recharging, renewing and being a tourist where only my Mom and my Daughter knew my name.  It was wonderful and it was energizing.  I felt so…so rebellious. What do […]

Are you afraid to ask for things?  Can you ask on behalf of others, but find yourself struggling to ask for yourself? I am not a very good ask-er.  I hold back on asking all the time.  Especially when it is for things that I want or do not want.  I am very hesitant in […]

“There is a light at the end of the tunnel.” Have you ever heard this old adage?  It seems to be most commonly used when someone is going through some challenging and dark circumstances.  The tunnel, or darkness, is temporary and soon enough the circumstance will pass. At one particularly challenging season in my career, […]

What would it be like to be loved to maximum capacity?  To have the full magnitude and measure of love poured over you until you were bursting? This morning my husband and I were doing a devotional at breakfast on John 13:1-17.  It is the story of Jesus washing the Disciples’ feet. Here is the […]