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Embedded in my DNA…and in my Heart

Yesterday I lost someone dear. Some knew her as Ann, others as Mrs. Parker…I knew her as Grammy. She was a wonderful Grammy. She taught me how to laugh big and how to make others laugh, too! I still remember the year she came down the hall, on Christmas morning, with a big Rudolph nose,… Continue Reading →

Consider This

Hebrews 11 is a passage that many of us are familiar with. It has often been dubbed the “Hall of Faith”, as we read account after account of followers of Jesus walking by faith and not by sight. Some, like Noah, Abraham, and Moses are well known, while many are nameless. Yet the sacrifices they… Continue Reading →

From Creation to 2021

I am so thankful for a variety of Bible reading plans that, through the motivation of the Holy Spirit, have helped keep me accountable to read through the Scriptures each year for almost two decades. There is an excitement and delight to read through the same texts, year after year, knowing that because the Word… Continue Reading →

Uncomfortable Grace

Back in 1990 Allan Metcalf, a professor at MacMurry College, came up with the idea of a “Word of the Year”. In a nut shell, as he reflected on Time Magazine having a “Person of the Year”, he only thought it fair and fun to have a word that would encapsulate each year, as well…. Continue Reading →

In This We Rejoice

I love reading books and I am so thankful for those that write them and impart wisdom to us as they teach us what they have first been taught by God. There are so many paths God takes His children down for His glory and their sanctification…and yet, at some point, we walk the same… Continue Reading →

A Plain Tree…A Needed Reminder

Just a couple of days after Thanksgiving two of my kids (thank you Grace and Samuel!) put up our tree, straightened the branches, hung the lights (after figuring out half of them no longer worked!) and placed our tree topper, a crown of thorns, at the highest point. The plan was to add the ornaments… Continue Reading →

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