Hope. What do you think of when you hear or see the word hope? I think there are two definitions for hope. The first I would consider a worldy one. Dictionary.com defines hope as (noun) the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best and (verb)… Continue reading Hope

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There are many occasions for a banquet. Banquets are mentioned in the Bible several times also. Jesus’ first miracle was at a wedding banquet. Jesus’ feet were washed at a banquet. Jesus told several parables using a banquet. What is it about a banquet? It’s essentially a party. We still have banquets today. We have… Continue reading Banquets

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Wait for it…

Waiting is hard. Sometimes it’s the hardest thing we have to do in our lives. I think we spend a lot of our time waiting. We wait for people, for that job promotion, for our food to be ready, for 5 o’clock. I’m sure you can think of many more. For what or on whom… Continue reading Wait for it…


The other day I ran across the term countershading. It is defined as a method of camouflage in which an animal’s coloration is darker on the upper side and lighter on the underside of the body. I couldn’t help but think that we do this in our lives sometimes. We ‘put on our best face’ so that people will… Continue reading Countershading


Those of you closest to me know I do not like feet. I don’t like even my own feet! I’m not sure why. Maybe I’ve seen so many nasty ones in the past. But feet are a necessity, aren’t they? We need them to walk and get us places. We cannot wait for our babies… Continue reading Feet

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Ever wonder why rocks are mentioned a lot in the Bible? Rocks are hard, cold, misshapen things, but they are useful in so many ways. In Exodus 33 Moses wanted to see God’s glory. God tells Moses if he saw Him, he would die. But God granted his request somewhat. He told Moses to stand… Continue reading Rocks

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Short and Sweet

“I believe in God like I believe in the sun. Not because I can see it, but by it I can see everything else.” C.S. Lewis


I once saw a quote that said, “What if you woke tomorrow with only the things you thanked God for today?” Think about that for a minute. Read it again. That is one powerful quote! We take so much for granted. Do we ever remember to thank God for the little, but big, things? Oxygen,… Continue reading Thankful


How do you feel today? Broken? Let me see if I can make it just a little bit better. A few weeks ago, our preacher, Randy Owens, at West 7th St. Church of Christ, delivered a message that I loved. So, I’m going to take some of his ideas and express them here as they… Continue reading Broken

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For 6 years I was blessed to be able to go on our church youth mission trip to Morant Bay, Jamaica with my girls. While there, I developed a relationship with one of the old men there, Brother Percival Grant whose picture is below. I’m not sure how it happened that he and I connected… Continue reading Jamaica