Ms. Gay Towel, once a child without a home, now sacrifices for others. Her compassion and joy spills out as she tells her story. When she was 14 years old, Gay and her siblings found themselves homeless. Her mother left town, only taking two of her five children with her. Gay’s baby sister ended up … More Once a child without a home, now sacrifices for others.
We moved to Texas almost two weeks ago now! I can’t believe how fast time is going by. We are loving the fluffy cumulus clouds, warm rain with thunder and lightning, and abundance of fresh air. I had recorded videos during our move, one a day for eight days, and posted them on Facebook. I … More Moving Toward the Calling
Happy Thanksgiving everyone! During the thanksgiving season I sometimes feel silly listing all the “things” I’m thankful for. Expressing gratitude for your gifts, blessings and successes is important. (So if you are doing this, keep doing it. I’m in no way trying to discourage you.) But I was thinking about the many people who … More That is enough…
The Lord never fails to give his peace and love. If we just shift our focus upward we will see the future prosperous plans He has for us. I tried an intriguing exercise in a book I read years ago. Unfortunately, I cannot remember what the book is called. But the exercise went like this: … More Look Above
The exhaust is thick between the cars, although not so noticeable in the comfort of the air conditioned Prius. Six lanes of bumper-to-bumper cars waiting to exit Tijuana, Mexico. Three lanes on this, the right side of the concrete divides, with three lanes on the other. All exiting Mexico: some from business; some from … More The Juggling Act
Have you ever made it through an entire day without complaining once? I can’t say that I have because most of the time I’m either too hot or too cold. The current novel I am working on explores this theme. As a result I have realized that a day full of nothing but positive … More Raining Words
I posted the following on my personal Facebook page and was hesitant to post it here in a more public place. But then I thought, there are others feeling the same way right now and if I can bring a glint of encouragement or a perhaps a cathartic cry to someone in need, it … More A Real Struggle Made a Little Easier
Let us start the new year on top of the mountain! Each day is filled with new mercies and forgiveness. You have within you all the creativity and intellect to start strong. Strap on your Velcro shoes, wrap yourself in your snow coat and beanie, look towards the horizon and walk forward. Each grace-filled … More Start on Top!
Who are you? Are you a MIGHTY one? We are all warriors at times. Some of us stand up for causes; others, for their friends. A handful of people see fit to fight with their fists or weapons. How do you fight for what you believe in? For the believer, the war is one … More The Mightiest
On August 11th I awoke to an early morning phone call from my brother telling me my cousin had been found dead, most likely suicide. This afternoon I learned of the death of Robin Williams, most likely suicide. Two completely different people. Different sex, different age, different lives. And yet they both made the … More God is Fighting for You