Tag Archives: strength

Finding Strength


Many retailers and manufacturers have adopted a “just in time” mentality in regards to inventory. Instead of stocking inventory, it is ordered and received right when it is needed. God does that. The truth is sometimes, strength arrives “just in time” too! I am a visual thinker. That means I almost always want to know […]

4 Ways to Quiet Your Spirit

stop. look. listen.

Quiet Your Spirit. The engineer sounded his whistle long and LOUD at the little guy watching beside the tracks. It was loud. The ground rumbled under us as the black train engine roared past. I held Brayden’s hand to keep him safe, but I wanted to put both hands over my ears. Brayden loves trains. And I […]

No Dumping Here

Don't allow the devil to dump his lies in your mind.

You could see it in her face. It wasn’t anger. It wasn’t meanness. It was finality. DETERMINATION! And what her face didn’t say, her body did. Her shoulder was turned away and her hand extended out and beyond her body like a traffic cop stopping traffic at a school crossing. I lingered. I was mesmerized […]

I Wanna Hold Your Hand!

I was a proud mama last week when my daughter, Kimberly, graduated from Aveda Beauty Institute with the highest GPA in her class. Another honor was bestowed on her when her classmates voted for her to speak for them at graduation. Kimberly carefully prepared and practiced to hone her presentation. Ashlyn, her daughter, asked, “Are […]

I Will Lift Up My Eyes to the Hills…Uh…Mountains

The Sound of Music Julie Andrews stole America’s heart with her passionate “The hills are alive with the sound of music.” The music, the heart wrenching story and yes, even the magnificent Alps contribute in making “The Sound of Music” a classic. To me it is a song of a mountain lover enraptured with their […]

Shiny, Sharp Crayons

Jesus was to heal broken hearted people.

The list of school supplies needed for the Backpack Outreach was posted on the front door. Pencils. Notebooks. Erasers. Crayons. CRAYONS! They were always my favorite. I remember that feeling of absolute glee at opening a box of NEW crayons. The smell. I always loved that smell. I opened one of the boxes when I got home-still […]