Words to Live By

Tonight at church our women's group took turns each sharing our favorite Bible verse. I have a lot of special verses that mean a lot to me but I chose to share Psalm 139:14: "I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know…

Super Tuesday: WWJV

It's Super Tuesday and many people feel a little let down by the choices set before them. Many of us are left scratching our heads, asking, "Who would Jesus vote for?" I prayerfully debated between two choices before going to the polls this morning. Both are Christian men, who I…

It’s All in Your Perspective

[caption id="attachment_832" align="alignleft" width="300"] Blakely's first "selfie" with big brother Lane and Mama[/caption] Thanksgiving was a little different for my family this year. OK, it was a lot different. My sister stopped by and picked up our 3-year-old son to go have lunch at my mom's house, as we do…

America’s Fading Glory

At a time when we all should celebrate our independence and enjoy the freedoms of living in America, my mind is filled with fear. I have not felt such a fear for our nation since my Freshman year in college when 9/11 hit our country. The difference is that terrorists…

Forgiving My Father

You never forget receiving shocking news, and the details of the day often stick with you as clearly as the news itself. I distinctly remember standing in the park, watching my boyfriend (now husband) play baseball. My walkie-talkie sized Nokia rang and a funny number showed up. I answered it…