Category Archives: Love

Is it really a priority?

Prayer is a responsibility and a privilege. But is it really a priority? How do you make or keep it a priority? I am so thankful to be a child of God. Belonging to God’s family means that I have the privilege of coming boldly into God’s presence. I can open my heart and share […]

Want to love better?

Download Podcast In 1996, the Olympic summer games were held in the United States. The Olympic torch traveled across America to communities containing 90% of the America population. Ten thousand Americans were given the high honor of carrying the Olympic torch before it reached its final destination in Atlanta, Georgia. People, of diverse ethnic groups […]

Redemption God’s Divine Exchange

Download Podcast This podcast is a combination of this post and the blog post entitled “Jesus Changed the Meaning of the Cross”     If you are reading the post only and not listening then I want to encourage you to read both posts. Exchange your money! One of the first things you do when you […]

Falling in Love is Easy…It’s Living It That’s Hard

The leaves have been spectacular again this year. The vibrant colors explode like July fireworks and linger so you can enjoy them for a few days, not just seconds.  But I love the fall for another reason. It’s when I married my sweetheart. He was an awesome young man. Intelligent. The leader of our youth group. […]

Are You a Door For the King of Glory?

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Are you a door for the King of Glory? I’ve asked you stranger questions before… but, seriously, this has got to rank up there with one of the strangest questions– Are you a door for the King of Glory? So let me tell you a story before you answer my question. He had failed once, […]

Inconvenience or Opportunity?

Kids on skateboards reminded me, love is patient

 They were on skateboards… little guys…two of them one was maybe 8 and the other looked to be about 6 years old. It looked like they were mostly talking… but it was where they choose to have their conversation that annoyed me… They were jawing right in the middle of the road. I was in […]

What Do You Do With Rejection?

Don't allow rejection to deflate you!

She was my Missionette (The name of the girl’s group in our church.) Mom. She was a powerful woman of God and the women’s ministry leader. With church and raising four children, she was one busy lady! I picked her to be my Missionette Mom. She explained to me how busy she was and only […]

YOU SHOULD NEVER…EVER! And you’ll laugh too.

make your people always want to obey you. See to it that their love for you never changes.

There are some things that just should never happen–NEVER! And Diane Daniel, my laughing friend, brings a few of them into focus for us as only Diane can do. 1. You should never take your cat to a dog show… 2. You should never wear a t-shirt with the words “Worlds #1 Terrorist” to the […]

Lavished With His Love

I’d love to tell you about a lesson my granddaughter Ashlyn taught me on love. Click here to listen. My grandchildren teach me all kinds of things. I’m surprised at how often my grandchildren are the teachers and I’m the student. Both Brayden and Ashlyn were excited to be spending the night with us. Karyn […]

The Number 1 Trademark in the Universe

the Number 1 Trademark in the Universe is Love.

While I am a  very frugal person, I have a huge weakness –dishes. When my kids were young, I used lots of paper and styrofoam plates. I always stocked up on my supply when they were on sale. Standing in the check out line one day I realized how much money I was spending on […]