The Dead End of Bitterness

Maybe you’re at odds with God today? … And maybe you feel like you’ve got good reason to be.   This thing you’re dealing with; deep emotional hurt, physical pain, loss, mental anguish…just doesn’t seem right.   You don’t want to accept what’s happening to you. You think you should have some say, some choice in the matter. Maybe you     read more

A Prayer for Those Left Behind

  Heavenly Father, Our emotions are raw. Our hearts are broken. Our faith is rattled. We are scared. Hear us as we pray in these days of aftermath and funerals for the people of Sutherland Springs, Texas. We lift to you all suffering the unfathomable loss of family members, little children and friends struggling to process their pain and anger.     read more

Horror or Hallowed for Halloween?

“Mommy, what are you going to be for Halloween?”   I could hardly wait to hear the answer and inched a little closer to the costume rack. Yes, I was eavesdropping, but that’s what writers do.   “I think I’ll be a witch,” the young mother said, and placed a pointed black hat on her head.    “A witch! But you’re so pretty, and witches are ugly. I want     read more

3 Uncommon Questions When You Need A Bounce Back

Bounce Back People Look Around And Ask Questions When’s the last time you really thought about what you’re doing, why you’re doing it and what you want the result to be?  It’s been said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. Returning to the same old same old after a major set-back, is     read more