How Pain Can Be Helpful

  Have you ever seen a pain-stricken, half paralyzed beached whale try to get back in the water? Whatever image you just conjured, it’s probably just about right for the way I looked this past week trying, with a newly ruptured hamstring, first to get in and then out of the bathtub. My husband, who had heroically lunged forward to     read more

The Micro-Vision Mistake

Be The Light recently published one of my devotions. 🙂 Thought you might like to see it. Not that I was ever in need, for I have learned how to be content with whatever I have. Philippians 4:11 NLT My girlfriends will notice every detail of a new purse the moment it shows up on my arm for the first     read more

Do You Still Know How To Blush?

As some of you may know, my immune system is broken. Once a month I have to give it a boost with an intravenous infusion that lasts three plus hours. I am thankful beyond expression for these treatments that have kept me out of emergency rooms and free of major respiratory infections, but lately a sense of dread has come     read more

Clear Out Clutter In Your Heart & Home

Let’s be honest.  Doesn’t having a clean, organized home make you feel good? And if “home is where the heart is” wouldn’t having a clutter free heart also add to that good feeling?   Here are some tried and true ways I’ve discovered for creating that good feeling and making it last.   Two Tips for Tackling The Trash: Keep     read more

Post It Notes Over Sin

  Do you ever get sick of hearing someone say, “I’m sorry?” I’m not talking about the acute, soul searching anguish and grief someone feels over their wrong doings.  I’m talking about those half-hearted expressions of sorrow people are so quick to offer that are little more than a post-it-note slapped over the words and deeds that have hurt other     read more